Cojedes, Cojedes

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Cojedes
Cojedes is located in Venezuela
Cojedes
Cojedes
Location in Venezuela
Coordinates: 9°37′N 68°55′W / 9.617°N 68.917°W / 9.617; -68.917
Country  Venezuela
State Cojedes
Municipality Anzoátegui
Government
 • Mayor Luis Linares (AD)
Population (2001)
 • Total 14,044
Time zone VST (UTC-4:30)
 • Summer (DST) not observed (UTC-4:30)
Area code(s) 0258
Website anzoategui-cojedes.gob.ve
The area and population figures are for the municipality

Cojedes (Spanish pronunciation: [koˈxeðes]) is a town in the Venezuelan state of Cojedes. This town is the shire town of the Anzoátegui Municipality and, according to the 2001 Venezuelan census, the municipality has a population of 14,044.[1]

Demographics[edit]

The Anzoátegui Municipality, according to the 2001 Venezuelan census, has a population of 14,044 (up from 11,106 in 1990). This amounts to 5.5% of Cojedes's population.[1]

Government[edit]

Cojedes is the shire town of the Anzoátegui Municipality in Cojedes. The mayor of the Anzoátegui Municipality is Luis Linares, reelected in 2004 with 44% of the vote.[2] The last municipal election was held in October 2004.

Notable People[edit]

Ivian Sarcos, a beauty queen who won the Miss World 2011 and Miss World Venezuela 2010 titles, is a native of Cojedes.

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Coordinates: 9°37′N 68°55′W / 9.617°N 68.917°W / 9.617; -68.917