Andrés Bello Municipality, Mérida

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Andrés Bello
Municipality
Municipio Andrés Bello
Flag of Andrés Bello
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Official seal of Andrés Bello
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Location in Mérida
Location in Mérida
Country  Venezuela
State Mérida
Shiretown La Azulita
Government
 • Mayor Ramón Augusto Lobo Moreno (MVR)
Area
 • Total 398 km2 (154 sq mi)
Population (2007)
 • Total 14,029
 • Density 35/km2 (91/sq mi)
Time zone VST (UTC-4:30)
Area code(s) 0274
Website Official website

The Andrés Bello Municipality is one of the 23 municipalities (municipios) that makes up the Venezuelan state of Mérida and, according to a 2007 population estimate by the National Institute of Statistics of Venezuela, the municipality has a population of 14,029.[1] The town of La Azulita 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 14,029 (up from 11,962 in 2000). This amounts to 1.7% of the state's population.[3] The municipality's population density is 35.2 inhabitants per square kilometre (91/sq mi).[4]

Government[edit]

The mayor of the Andrés Bello Municipality is Ramón Augusto Lobo Moreno, re-elected on October 31, 2004 with 81% of the vote.[5][6] The municipality is divided into one Parish (Capital Andrés Bello).[2]

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Coordinates: 8°42′51″N 71°26′42″W / 8.7143°N 71.4451°W / 8.7143; -71.4451