José Angel Lamas Municipality

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José Angel Lamas
Municipio José Angel Lamas
Location in Aragua
Location in Aragua
Country  Venezuela
State Aragua
Shiretown Santa Cruz
 • Mayor Ybis Pérez (PSUV)
 • Total 20 km2 (8 sq mi)
Population (2011)
 • Total 32,981
 • Density 1,600/km2 (4,300/sq mi)
Time zone VST (UTC-4:30)
Area code(s) 0243
Website Official website

The José Angel Lamas Municipality is one of the 18 municipalities (municipios) that makes up the Venezuelan state of Aragua and, according to the 2011 census by the National Institute of Statistics of Venezuela, the municipality has a population of 32,981. [1] The town of Santa Cruz is the shire town of the José Angel Lamas Municipality.[2] The municipality is named for the Venezuelan composer José Ángel Lamas.


The José Angel Lamas Municipality, according to a 2007 population estimate by the National Institute of Statistics of Venezuela, has a population of 33,513 (up from 28,263 in 2000). This amounts to 2% of the state's population.[3] The municipality's population density is 1,675.65 inhabitants per square kilometre (4,339.9/sq mi).[4]


The mayor of the José Angel Lamas Municipality is Ybis Pérez, elected on November 23, 2008 with 61% of the vote.[5] She replaced Nancy López shortly after the elections. The municipality contains one parish; Capital José Angel Lamas.[2]


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