Cardenal Quintero Municipality

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Cardenal Quintero
Municipality
Municipio Cardenal Quintero
Flag of Cardenal Quintero
Flag
Official seal of Cardenal Quintero
Seal
Location in Mérida
Location in Mérida
Country  Venezuela
State Mérida
Shiretown Santo Domingo
Government
 • Mayor Pedro Segundo Rivas Moreno (MVR)
Area
 • Total 350 km2 (140 sq mi)
Population (2007)
 • Total 9,546
 • Density 27/km2 (71/sq mi)
Time zone VST (UTC-4:30)
Area code(s) 0274
Website Official website

The Cardenal Quintero Municipality is one of the 23 municipalities (municipios) that makes up the Venezuelan state of Mérida and, according to a 2007 population estimate by the National Institute of Statistics of Venezuela, the municipality has a population of 9,546.[1] The town of Santo Domingo is the administrative centre of the Cardenal Quintero Municipality.[2]

Demographics[edit]

The Cardenal Quintero Municipality, according to a 2007 population estimate by the National Institute of Statistics of Venezuela, has a population of 9,546 (up from 8,049 in 2000). This amounts to 1.1% of the state's population.[3] The municipality's population density is 27.3 inhabitants per square kilometre (71/sq mi).[4]

Government[edit]

The mayor of the Cardenal Quintero Municipality is Pedro Segundo Rivas Moreno, re-elected on October 31, 2004 with 89% of the vote.[5][6] The municipality is divided into two parishes; Capital Cardenal Quintero and Las Piedras.[2]

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