Antonio Pinto Salinas Municipality

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Antonio Pinto Salinas
Municipality
Municipio Antonio Pinto Salinas
Location in Mérida
Location in Mérida
Country  Venezuela
State Mérida
Shiretown Santa Cruz de Mora
Government
 • Mayor Jesús Alexis Rodríguez (MVR)
Area
 • Total 348 km2 (134 sq mi)
Population (2007)
 • Total 26,073
 • Density 75/km2 (190/sq mi)
Time zone VST (UTC-4:30)
Area code(s) 0275
Website Official website

The Antonio Pinto Salinas 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 26,073.[1] The town of Santa Cruz de Mora is the shire town of the Antonio Pinto Salinas Municipality.[2]

Demographics[edit]

The Antonio Pinto Salinas Municipality, according to a 2007 population estimate by the National Institute of Statistics of Venezuela, has a population of 26,073 (up from 23,905 in 2000). This amounts to 3.1% of the state's population.[3] The municipality's population density is 74.9 inhabitants per square kilometre (194/sq mi).[4]

Government[edit]

The mayor of the Antonio Pinto Salinas Municipality is Jesús Alexis Rodríguez, re-elected on October 31, 2004 with 55% of the vote.[5][6] The municipality is divided into three parishes; Capital Antonio Pinto Salinas, Mesa Bolívar, and Mesa de Las Palmas.[2]

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Coordinates: 8°24′33″N 71°39′05″W / 8.4092°N 71.6515°W / 8.4092; -71.6515