Roscio Municipality

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Roscio
Municipality
Municipio Roscio
Location in Bolívar
Location in Bolívar
Country  Venezuela
State Bolívar
Shiretown Guasipati
Government
 • Mayor Manuel de Jesús González Marrero
Area
 • Total 6,182 km2 (2,387 sq mi)
Population (2007)
 • Total 23,957
 • Density 3.9/km2 (10/sq mi)
Time zone VST (UTC-4:30)
Area code(s) 0288
Website Official website

The Roscio Municipality is one of the 11 municipalities (municipios) that makes up the Venezuelan state of Bolívar and, according to a 2007 population estimate by the National Institute of Statistics of Venezuela, the municipality has a population of 23,957.[1] The town of Guasipati is the shire town of the Roscio Municipality.[2]

Demographics[edit]

The Roscio Municipality, according to a 2007 population estimate by the National Institute of Statistics of Venezuela, has a population of 23,957 (up from 19,777 in 2000). This amounts to 1.6% of the state's population.[3] The municipality's population density is 3.88 inhabitants per square kilometre (10.0/sq mi).[4]

Government[edit]

The mayor of the Roscio Municipality is Manuel de Jesús González Marrero, re-elected on October 31, 2004 with 51% of the vote.[5][6] The municipality is divided into one (two if you count the Capital Roscio section) parishes; Salom.[2]

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Coordinates: 7°28′47″N 61°53′55″W / 7.4796°N 61.8987°W / 7.4796; -61.8987