Alberto Adriani Municipality

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Alberto Adriani
Municipality
Municipio Alberto Adriani
Flag of Alberto Adriani
Flag
Official seal of Alberto Adriani
Seal
Location in Mérida
Location in Mérida
Country  Venezuela
State Mérida
Shiretown El Vigía
Government
 • Mayor Juan Peña (MUD)
Area
 • Total 683 km2 (264 sq mi)
Population (2011)
 • Total 250.257 hab.
Time zone VST (UTC-4:30)
Area code(s) 0275
Website Official website

The Alberto Adriani Municipality (Spanish pronunciation: [alˈβerto aˈðɾjani]) 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 128,222.[1] The town of El Vigía is the shire town of the Alberto Adriani Municipality.[2]

Demographics[edit]

The Alberto Adriani Municipality, according to a 2007 population estimate by the National Institute of Statistics of Venezuela, has a population of 128,222 (up from 109,215 in 2000). This amounts to 15.2% of the state's population.[3] The municipality's population density is 187.7 inhabitants per square kilometre (486/sq mi).[4]

Government[edit]

The mayor of the Alberto Adriani Municipality is Luis Guillermo Rojas Mendoza, re-elected on October 31, 2004 with 59% of the vote.[5][6] The municipality is divided into seven parishes; Presidente Betancourt, Presidente Páez, Presidente Rómulo Gallegos, Gabriel Picón González, Héctor Amable Mora, José Nucete Sardi, and Pulido Méndez.[2]

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Coordinates: 8°56′30″N 71°29′40″W / 8.94167°N 71.49444°W / 8.94167; -71.49444