Ayacucho Municipality, Táchira

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Ayacucho
Municipality
Municipio Ayacucho
Country  Venezuela
State Táchira
Shiretown Colón
Government
 • Mayor Gabino Paz Guerrero (COPEI)
Area
 • Total 507 km2 (196 sq mi)
Population (2007)
 • Total 60,454
 • Density 120/km2 (310/sq mi)
Time zone VST (UTC-4:30)
Area code(s) 0277
Website Official website

The Ayacucho Municipality is one of the 29 municipalities that makes up the western Venezuelan state of Táchira and, according to a 2007 population estimate by the National Institute of Statistics of Venezuela, the municipality has a population of 60,454.[1] The town of Colón is the shiretown of the Ayacucho Municipality.[2]

Demographics[edit]

The Ayacucho Municipality, according to a 2007 population estimate by the National Institute of Statistics of Venezuela, has a population of 60,454 (up from 50,992 in 2000). This amounts to 5.1% of the state's population.[3] The municipality's population density is 119.24 inhabitants per square kilometre (308.8/sq mi).[4]

Government[edit]

The mayor of the Ayacucho Municipality is Gabino Paz Guerrero, re-elected on October 31, 2004 with 47% of the vote.[5][6] The municipality is divided into three parishes; Ayacucho, Rivas Berti, San Pedro del Río.[2]

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Coordinates: 8°04′53″N 72°14′48″W / 8.0813°N 72.2466°W / 8.0813; -72.2466