Guacara Municipality

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Municipio Guacara
Location in Carabobo
Location in Carabobo
Country  Venezuela
State Carabobo
Shiretown Guacara
 • Mayor Gerardo Sanchez (PSUV)
 • Total 165 km2 (64 sq mi)
Population (2011)
 • Total 176,218
 • Density 1,100/km2 (2,800/sq mi)
Time zone VST (UTC-4:30)
Area code(s) 0243
Website Official website

The Guacara Municipality is one of the fourteen municipalities (municipios) that make up the Venezuelan state of Carabobo. according to the 2011 census by the National Institute of Statistics of Venezuela, the municipality has a population of 176,218. [1] The town of Guacara is the shire town of the Guacara Municipality.[2]


The Guacara Municipality, according to a 2007 population estimate by the National Institute of Statistics of Venezuela, has a population of 171,123 (up from 145,132 in 2000). This amounts to 7.7% of the state's population.[3] The municipality's population density is 1,037.11 inhabitants per square kilometre (2,686.1/sq mi).[4]


The mayor of the Guacara Municipality is Gerardo Sánchez, elected on November 23, 2008 with 52% of the vote.[5] He replaced Jose Manuel Flores Salazar shortly after the elections. The municipality is divided into three parishes; Ciudad Alianza, Guacara, and Yagua.[2]

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Coordinates: 10°14′08″N 67°53′06″W / 10.23556°N 67.88500°W / 10.23556; -67.88500