Bolívar Municipality, Yaracuy

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Bolívar Municipality
Municipio Bolívar
Municipality
Official seal of Bolívar Municipality
Seal
Location in Yaracuy
Location in Yaracuy
Map showing the location of Bolívar Municipality within Venezuela
Map showing the location of Bolívar Municipality within Venezuela
Bolívar Municipality
Location in Venezuela
Coordinates: 10°26′19″N 68°53′39″W / 10.4386°N 68.8942°W / 10.4386; -68.8942Coordinates: 10°26′19″N 68°53′39″W / 10.4386°N 68.8942°W / 10.4386; -68.8942
Country  Venezuela
State Yaracuy
Municipal seat Aroa
Government
 • Mayor David Fares Páez (MVR)
Area
 • Total 1,087 km2 (420 sq mi)
Population (2001)
 • Total 25,926
 • Density 24/km2 (62/sq mi)
Time zone UTC−04:00 (VET)

Bolívar Municipality is one of the 14 municipalities of the state of Yaracuy, Venezuela. The municipality is located in northwestern Yaracuy, occupying an area of 1087 km ² with a population of 25,926 inhabitants in 2001.[1] The capital lies at Aroa, which was founded to serve the Aroa mines, now defunct.

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The municipality is one of several in Venezuela named "Bolívar Municipality" in honour of Venezuelan independence hero Simón Bolívar.

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