San Felipe, Yaracuy

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San Felipe,Yaracuy Venezuela
Avenida Libertador de San Felipe.jpg
Official seal of San Felipe,Yaracuy Venezuela
Seal
Nickname(s): La Ciudad más dulce de Venezuela (the sweetest city in Venezuela)
San Felipe,Yaracuy Venezuela is located in Venezuela
San Felipe,Yaracuy Venezuela
San Felipe,Yaracuy Venezuela
Coordinates: 10°20′26″N 68°44′13″W / 10.34056°N 68.73694°W / 10.34056; -68.73694Coordinates: 10°20′26″N 68°44′13″W / 10.34056°N 68.73694°W / 10.34056; -68.73694
Country VenezuelaVenezuela
State Yaracuy
Founded 1729
Government
 • Mayor Francisco Capdevielle (PSUV)
Elevation 250 m (820 ft)
Population (2001)
 • Total 220,786
 • Density 467.766/km2 (1,211.51/sq mi)
 • Demonym San Felipeña/o
Time zone VST (UTC-4:30)
 • Summer (DST) not observed (UTC-4:30)
Postal code 3201
Area code(s) 0254
Website Alcaldía de San Felipe (Spanish)
Population is metropolitan area. City itself: 103.121.

San Felipe (Spanish pronunciation: [sam feˈlipe]) is the capital of the Venezuelan state of Yaracuy. Former Venezuelan President Rafael Caldera was born there. It is the seat of the Roman Catholic Diocese of San Felipe. San Felipe is situated in a rich agricultural region of Western Venezuela. It is located four hours from Caracas, the capital of Venezuela and two hours from Moron, a small town in the state of Carabobo on the Venezuelan coast. San Felipe produces many agricultural products for the rest of the country such as sugar cane, milk, livestock, grains and flour.

Exotica Flora Tropical Park
San Felipe El Fuerte Park

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The town is/was served by a station on the national railway network.

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