Crespo Municipality

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Crespo
Municipality
Municipio Crespo
Location in Lara
Location in Lara
Country  Venezuela
State Lara
Shiretown Duaca
Government
 • Mayor Miguel Valecillos Paul (MVR)
Area
 • Total 875 km2 (338 sq mi)
Population (2007)
 • Total 49,813
 • Density 57/km2 (150/sq mi)
Time zone VST (UTC-4:30)
Area code(s) 0253
Website Official website

The Crespo Municipality is one of the nine municipalities (municipios) that makes up the Venezuelan state of Lara and, according to a 2007 population estimate by the National Institute of Statistics of Venezuela, the municipality has a population of 49,813.[1] The town of Duaca is the shire town of the Crespo Municipality.[2]

Demographics[edit]

The Crespo Municipality, according to a 2007 population estimate by the National Institute of Statistics of Venezuela, has a population of 49,813 (up from 43,407 in 2000). This amounts to 2.8% of the state's population.[3] The municipality's population density is 56.93 inhabitants per square kilometre (147.4/sq mi).[4]

Government[edit]

The mayor of the Crespo Municipality is Miguel Valecillos Paul, re-elected on October 31, 2004 with 83% of the vote.[5][6] The municipality is divided into two parishes; Fréitez and José María Blanco .[2]

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