Bejuma Municipality

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Bejuma
Municipality
Municipio Bejuma
Flag of Bejuma
Flag
Official seal of Bejuma
Seal
Location in Carabobo
Location in Carabobo
Bejuma is located in Venezuela
Bejuma
Bejuma
Location in Venezuela
Coordinates: 10°10′22.34″N 68°15′32.36″W / 10.1728722°N 68.2589889°W / 10.1728722; -68.2589889
Country  Venezuela
State Carabobo
Shiretown Bejuma
Government
 • Mayor Lorenzo Remedios (PSUV)
Area
 • Total 469 km2 (181 sq mi)
Population (2011)
 • Total 48,538
 • Density 100/km2 (270/sq mi)
Time zone VST (UTC-4:30)
Area code(s) 0249
Website Official website

The Bejuma Municipality is one of the 14 municipalities (municipios) that makes up the Venezuelan state of Carabobo and, according to the 2011 census by the National Institute of Statistics of Venezuela, the municipality has a population of 48,538. [1] The town of Bejuma is the shire town of the Bejuma Municipality.[2]

Demographics[edit]

The Bejuma Municipality, according to a 2007 population estimate by the National Institute of Statistics of Venezuela, has a population of 45,306 (up from 39,945 in 2000). This amounts to 2% of the state's population.[3] The municipality's population density is 96.6 inhabitants per square kilometre (250/sq mi).[4]

Government[edit]

The mayor of the Bejuma Municipality is Lorenzo Remedios, re-elected on November 23, 2008 with 46% of the vote.[5] The municipality is divided into three parishes; Bejuma, Canoabo, and Simón Bolívar.[2]

Vegetation and natural resources[edit]

The municipality of Bejuma lies in the Cordillera La Costa Montane Forests ecoregion, and the major habitat type is tropical and subtropical moist broadleaf forests.[6]

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