Iribarren Municipality

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Iribarren
Municipality
Municipio Iribarren
Location in Lara
Location in Lara
Country  Venezuela
State Lara
Shiretown Barquisimeto
Government
 • Mayor Alfredo Ramos (MUD)
Area
 • Total 2,760 km2 (1,070 sq mi)
Population (2007)
 • Total 1,027,022
 • Density 370/km2 (960/sq mi)
Time zone VST (UTC-4:30)
Area code(s) 0251
Website Official website

The Iribarren 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 1,027,022.[1] The City of Barquisimeto is the shire town of the Iribarren Municipality.[2]

Demographics[edit]

The Iribarren Municipality, according to a 2007 population estimate by the National Institute of Statistics of Venezuela, has a population of 1,027,022 (up from 915,634 in 2000). This amounts to 57.2% of the state's population.[3] The municipality's population density is 372.11 inhabitants per square kilometre (963.8/sq mi).[4]

Government[edit]

The mayor of the Iribarren Municipality is Alfredo Ramos, elected on December 8, 2013. The municipality is divided into 10 parishes; Catedral, Concepción, El Cují, Juan de Villegas, Santa Rosa, Tamaca, Unión, Aguedo Felipe Alvarado, Buena Vista, and Juárez.[2]

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Coordinates: 10°04′00″N 69°20′00″W / 10.0667°N 69.3333°W / 10.0667; -69.3333