Jiménez Municipality, Lara

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Jiménez Municipality
Municipio Jiménez
Municipality
Flag of Jiménez Municipality
Flag
Official seal of Jiménez Municipality
Seal
Location in Lara
Location in Lara
Map showing the location of Jiménez Municipality within Venezuela
Map showing the location of Jiménez Municipality within Venezuela
Jiménez Municipality
Location in Venezuela
Coordinates: 10°00′18″N 69°31′34″W / 10.005094°N 69.526124°W / 10.005094; -69.526124Coordinates: 10°00′18″N 69°31′34″W / 10.005094°N 69.526124°W / 10.005094; -69.526124
Country  Venezuela
State Lara
Municipal seat Quíbor
Government
 • Mayor Jose Martin (MUP)
Area
 • Total 768 km2 (297 sq mi)
Population (2011)
 • Total 110,536
 • Density 140/km2 (370/sq mi)
Time zone UTC−04:00 (VET)
Area code(s) 0253
Website Official website

The Jiménez 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 97,524.[1] The town of Quíbor is the shire town of the Jiménez Municipality.[2]

Demographics[edit]

The Jiménez Municipality, according to a 2007 population estimate by the National Institute of Statistics of Venezuela, has a population of 97,524 (up from 83,456 in 2000). This amounts to 5.4% of the state's population.[3] The municipality's population density is 126.98 inhabitants per square kilometre (328.9/sq mi).[4]

Government[edit]

The mayor of the Jiménez Municipality is Luis Alberto Plaza Paz, elected on October 31, 2004 with 73% of the vote.[5] He replaced Manuel Diaz shortly after the elections.[6] The municipality is divided into eight parishes; Juan Bautista Rodríguez, Cuara, Diego de Lozada, Paraíso de San José, San Miguel, Tintorero, José Bernardo Dorante, and Coronel.[2]

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