Aragua Municipality

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Municipio Aragua
Location in Anzoátegui
Location in Anzoátegui
Country  Venezuela
State Anzoátegui
Shiretown Aragua de Barcelona
 • Mayor Juan de Dios Figueredo (PSUV)
 • Total 2,624 km2 (1,013 sq mi)
Population (2011)
 • Total 29,268
 • Density 11/km2 (29/sq mi)
Time zone VST (UTC-4:30)
Area code(s) 0282
Website Official website

The Aragua Municipality is one of the 21 municipalities (municipios) that makes up the eastern Venezuelan state of Anzoátegui and, according to the 2011 census by the National Institute of Statistics of Venezuela, the municipality has a population of 29,268. [1] The town of Aragua de Barcelona is the shire town of the Aragua Municipality.[2]


The Aragua Municipality, according to a 2007 population estimate by the National Institute of Statistics of Venezuela, has a population of 32,558 (up from 28,723 in 2000). This amounts to 2.2% of the state's population.[3] The municipality's population density is 12.41 inhabitants per square kilometre (32.1/sq mi).[4]


The mayor of the Aragua Municipality is Juan de Dios Figueredo, re-elected on 23 November 2008 with 52% of the vote.[5] The municipality is divided into two parishes; Capital Aragua and Cachipo.[2]

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Coordinates: 9°10′54″N 64°46′46″W / 9.1816°N 64.7794°W / 9.1816; -64.7794