Bolívar Municipality, Monagas

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Bolívar
Municipality
Location of Acosta Municipality in Monagas
Location of Acosta Municipality in Monagas
Country Venezuela
Monagas State
Government
 • Mayor Carlos Betancourt (PSUV)

Bolívar is one of the 13 municipalities of the state of Monagas, Venezuela. The capital is Caripito.

Name[edit]

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

History[edit]

By decree of January 16, 1896, the Monagas State legislature created the Colon Municipality of the Piar District in the Maturín section, consisting of the hamlets Caripito, Río Abajo, Sabaneta, El Amparo and Sabana de Teresen, which was part of the Municipality of Punceres Of Piar District.

Geography[edit]

The climate is tropical as in all the climatic zone of the same name, the temperature must oscillate between 20°C and 30°C.

Politics and government[edit]

Mayors[edit]

  • Carlos Betancourt. (2004 - 2008), (2008 - 2013) y (2013 - 2017),PSUV.

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