Barbacoas, Aragua

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Barbacoas
Barbacoas is located in Venezuela
Barbacoas
Barbacoas
Coordinates: 9°29′0″N 66°58′34″W / 9.48333°N 66.97611°W / 9.48333; -66.97611Coordinates: 9°29′0″N 66°58′34″W / 9.48333°N 66.97611°W / 9.48333; -66.97611
Country  Venezuela
State Aragua
Municipality Urdaneta Municipality
Founded 1712
Elevation 557 m (1,827 ft)
Population
 • Total 16,469
 • Demonym Barbacoense
Time zone VST
Postal code 2301
Area code(s) 0246

Barbacoas is a city in the state of Aragua, Venezuela. It is the shire town of the Urdaneta Municipality.

It was founded, in 1712, with the name San Andrés de Aricapano de Barbacoas, and during the eighteenth century was known as "Partido de Aricapano".