Carlos Arvelo Municipality

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Carlos Arvelo Municipality

Municipio Carlos Arvelo
Landscape in Carlos Arvelo municipality (Carabobo, Venezuela).jpg
Official seal of Carlos Arvelo Municipality
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Map showing the location of Carlos Arvelo Municipality within Venezuela
Map showing the location of Carlos Arvelo Municipality within Venezuela
Carlos Arvelo Municipality
Location in Venezuela
Coordinates: 10°30′N 66°56′W / 10.5°N 66.94°W / 10.5; -66.94Coordinates: 10°30′N 66°56′W / 10.5°N 66.94°W / 10.5; -66.94
Country Venezuela
StateCarabobo
Municipal seatGüigüe
Government
 • MayorMarisol de Castellanos (PSUV)
Area
 • Total835 km2 (322 sq mi)
Population
(2011)
 • Total150,277
 • Density180/km2 (470/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC−04:00 (VET)
Area code(s)0241
WebsiteOfficial website

The Carlos Arvelo Municipality (named after Dr. Carlos Arvelo) 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 150,277.[1] The town of Güigüe is the shire town of the Carlos Arvelo Municipality.[2]

Geography[edit]

The Carlos Arvelo Municipality is located in the southeastern part of Carabobo State. It is limited to the north by the Lake of Valencia and the Municipality the Guayos, to the west the Municipality of Valencia, to the South the State of Guárico and to the east the State of Aragua.[3]

The Carlos Arvelo Municipality is integrated by the Güigüe Urban Parish (capital Güigüe) and the Belén Non-Urban Parish (capital Belen ) and the Tacarigua Non-Urban Parish (capital Tacarigua). The north of the municipality is mostly plain, unlike the central and southern part of the municipality, which is mountainous.[4]

Climate[edit]

Minimum monthly temperature in the Carlos Arvelo municipality lies between 12.3 and 22.1 °C, while maximum temperature is between 24.4 and 33.9 °C. Total annual precipitation fluctuates between 932 and 1395 mm. Most rain falls between June and August, while the driest quarter comprises January to March.[5]

Demographics[edit]

The Carlos Arvelo Municipality, according to a 2011 population estimate by the National Institute of Statistics of Venezuela, has a population of 150,277 (up from 124,344 in 2001). This amounts to 6.7% of the state's population.[6] The municipality's population density is 180 inhabitants per square kilometre (470/sq mi).[6]

By Parish[edit]

Population Census in 2011[6]
Parish Capital Population
Güigüe Parish Güigüe
73,276
Belén Parish Belén
13,786
Tacarigua Parish Tacarigua
63,215

By Year[edit]

Population by year[7]
2011 2009 2005 2000 1999 1998 1997 1996 1995 1994 1993 1992 1991 1990
150,277 140,000 115,963 107,370 105,558 103,700 101,814 99,900 97,960 95,993 94,001 91,983 89,941 87,874

Politics and Government[edit]

Mayors[edit]

Term Mayors Political party / Alliance % of votes
1989 - 1992 Francisco Ramón Sánchez AD -
1992 - 1995 Danilo Montecalvo COPEI -
1995 - 2000 Danilo Montecalvo Proyecto Carabobo -
2000 - 2004 Danilo Montecalvo PRVZL 36,88[8]
2004 - 2008 Marisol Castillo de Castellano MVR 30,40[9]
2008 - 2013 Marisol Castillo de Castellano PSUV 49,16[10]
2013 - 2017 Raúl Álvarez PSUV 59,96[11]
2017 - 2021 Yomar Alvarado PSUV 85,17[12]

Municipality council[edit]

Term 2013-2017[11]

Councilors Political Party / Alliance
América Martínez PSUV
Herict García PSUV
Yorman Alvarado PSUV
Diego Villazana PSUV
Alciviades Franco PSUV
Custodio Nieves PSUV
Carmen Tahuanipano PSUV
Franklin García PSUV
Julio Acosta PSOEV

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "www.geohive.com geregistreerd via Argeweb - webhosting en domeinregistratie". www.geohive.com.
  2. ^ http://www.ine.gob.ve/secciones/division/Carabobo.zip[permanent dead link]
  3. ^ "Geografia del estado".
  4. ^ "Carabobo Carlos Arvelo" (PDF).
  5. ^ Ferrer-Paris, José R. (2017). "Caracterización ambiental de la ruta de NeoMapas: NM11 Güigüe, estado Carabobo (CNEB e12)". figshare. doi:10.6084/m9.figshare.4745545.
  6. ^ a b c "XIV CENSONACIONAL DEPOBLACIÓN Y VIVIENDA" (PDF).
  7. ^ http://iies.faces.ula.ve/Proyecciones_de_Poblacion/Carabobo.htm Población de Parroquias de Carabobo
  8. ^ http://www.cne.gob.ve/web/documentos/estadisticas/e016.pdf
  9. ^ "CONSEJO NACIONAL ELECTORAL - RESULTADOS ELECCIONES REGIONALES 2004". www.cne.gob.ve.
  10. ^ "Divulgación Elecciones Regionales - 23 de Noviembre de 2008". www.cne.gob.ve.
  11. ^ a b LIBERTADOR. "Divulgación Elecciones Municipales - 8 de Diciembre de 2013". www.cne.gob.ve.
  12. ^ "Divulgación Resultados Electorales Municipales y Regionales del Zulia 2017".

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