Arzobispo Chacón Municipality

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Arzobispo Chacón
Municipality
Municipio Arzobispo Chacón
Flag of Arzobispo Chacón
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Official seal of Arzobispo Chacón
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Location in Mérida
Location in Mérida
Country  Venezuela
State Mérida
Shiretown Canaguá
Government
 • Mayor Carlos Andrès Chacòn Mora (MVR)
Area
 • Total 1,659 km2 (641 sq mi)
Population (2007)
 • Total 15,850
 • Density 9.6/km2 (25/sq mi)
Time zone VST (UTC-4:30)
Area code(s) 0275
Website Official website

The Arzobispo Chacón 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 15,850.[1] The town of Canaguá is the shire town of the Arzobispo Chacón Municipality.[2]

Demographics[edit]

The Arzobispo Chacón Municipality, according to a 2007 population estimate by the National Institute of Statistics of Venezuela, has a population of 15,850 (up from 15,586 in 2000). This amounts to 1.9% of the state's population.[3] The municipality's population density is 9.4 inhabitants per square kilometre (24/sq mi).[4]

Government[edit]

The mayor of the Arzobispo Chacón Municipality is Carlos Andrès Chacòn Mora, elected on October 31, 2004 with 61% of the vote.[5] He replaced Gerardo Duran shortly after the elections.[6] The municipality is divided into seven parishes; Capital Arzobispo Chacón, Capurí, Chacantá, El Molino, Guaimaral, Mucutuy, and Mucuchachí.[2]

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Coordinates: 8°07′51″N 71°27′41″W / 8.1307°N 71.4615°W / 8.1307; -71.4615