Sucre, Venezuela

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Sucre State
Estado Sucre
Medina Beach, in Sucre state
Medina Beach, in Sucre state
Flag of Sucre State
Coat of arms of Sucre State
Coat of arms
Anthem: Sucre State Anthem
Location within Venezuela
Location within Venezuela
Country  Venezuela
Created 1909
Capital Cumaná
 • Governor Luis Acuña (2012–present)
 • Total 11,800 km2 (4,600 sq mi)
Area rank 14th
  1.29% of Venezuela
Population (2007 est.)
 • Total 916,600
 • Rank 10th
  3.34% of Venezuela
Time zone UTC-04:30
ISO 3166 code VE-R
Emblematic tree Roble (Oak) (Platymiscium diadelphum)

Sucre (Spanish: Estado Sucre, IPA: [esˈtaðo ˈsukɾe]) is one of the 23 states of Venezuela. The state capital is Cumaná. Sucre State covers a total surface area of 11,800 km² and, in 2007, had an estimated population of 916,600.


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Coordinates: 10°38′44″N 63°02′20″W / 10.64556°N 63.03889°W / 10.64556; -63.03889