La Victoria, Aragua
|Nuestra Señora de La Victoria|
|Municipality||José Félix Ribas Municipality|
|• Total||55.43 km2 (21.40 sq mi)|
|Elevation||550 m (1,800 ft)|
|• Density||2,600/km2 (6,700/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC−4 (VET)|
It is famous for the independence battle of 12 February 1814, the Battle of La Victoria, where José Félix Ribas led a young and inexperienced army that succeeded in halting the royalist troops of José Tomás Boves at La Victoria. Venezuela celebrates "Youth Day" every 12 February in La Victoria, with a ceremony usually presided over by the President of the Republic.