Alberto Adriani Municipality

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Alberto Adriani Municipality
Municipio Alberto Adriani
Municipality
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Location in Mérida
Alberto Adriani Municipality is located in Venezuela
Alberto Adriani Municipality
Alberto Adriani Municipality
Location in Venezuela
Coordinates: 8°36′N 71°40′W / 8.600°N 71.667°W / 8.600; -71.667Coordinates: 8°36′N 71°40′W / 8.600°N 71.667°W / 8.600; -71.667
Country  Venezuela
State Mérida
Government
 • Mayor Juan Peña (MUD)
Area
 • Total 683 km2 (264 sq mi)
Population (2011)
 • Total 250.257 hab.
Time zone VET (UTC−04:00)
Area code(s) 0275
Website Official website

The Alberto Adriani Municipality (Spanish pronunciation: [alˈβerto aˈðɾjani]) (better known as El Vigia) 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]

Transportation[edit]

Juan Pablo Pérez Alfonzo Airport serves the town, with three commercial airlines flying to it.

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