Andrés Bello, Miranda

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Andrés Bello
Municipality
Municipio Andrés Bello
Location in Miranda
Location in Miranda
Country  Venezuela
State Miranda
Shiretown San José de Barlovento
Government
 • Mayor Albaro Ramón Hidalgo Rudas (PPT)
Area
 • Total 114 km2 (44 sq mi)
Population (2007)
 • Total 25,208
 • Density 220/km2 (570/sq mi)
Time zone VST (UTC-4:30)
Area code(s) 0234
Website Official website

Andrés Bello is one of the 21 municipalities (municipios) that makes up the Venezuelan state of Miranda and, according to a 2007 population estimate by the National Institute of Statistics of Venezuela, the municipality has a population of 25,208.[1] The town of San José de Barlovento is the shire town of the Andrés Bello Municipality.[2] The municipality is one of a number in Venezuela named "Andrés Bello Municipality", in honour of the writer Andrés Bello.

Demographics[edit]

The Andrés Bello Municipality, according to a 2007 population estimate by the National Institute of Statistics of Venezuela, has a population of 25,208 (up from 21,725 in 2000). This amounts to 0.9% of the state's population.[3] The municipality's population density is 221.12 inhabitants per square kilometre (572.7/sq mi).[4]

Government[edit]

The mayor of the Andrés Bello Municipality is Albaro Ramón Hidalgo Rudas, elected on October 31, 2004 with 50% of the vote.[5] He replaced Ramon Lobo shortly after the elections.[6] The municipality is divided into two parishes; San José de Barlovento and Cumbo.[2]

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Coordinates: 10°17′50″N 65°59′44″W / 10.2973°N 65.9956°W / 10.2973; -65.9956