Libertador Municipality, Mérida

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Libertador Municipality
Municipio Libertador
Municipality
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Flag
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Seal
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Location in Mérida
Libertador Municipality is located in Venezuela
Libertador Municipality
Libertador Municipality
Location in Venezuela
Coordinates: 8°36′N 71°9′W / 8.600°N 71.150°W / 8.600; -71.150Coordinates: 8°36′N 71°9′W / 8.600°N 71.150°W / 8.600; -71.150
Country  Venezuela
State Mérida
Municipal seat Mérida
Government
 • Mayor Carlos García
Area
 • Total 803 km2 (310 sq mi)
Population (2007)
 • Total 232,011
 • Density 290/km2 (750/sq mi)
Time zone VET (UTC−04:00)
Area code(s) 0274
Website Official website

The Libertador Municipality is one of the 23 municipalities (municipios) that makes up the Venezuelan state of Mérida and, according to a 2007 population estimate by the National Institute of Statistics of Venezuela, the municipality has a population of 232,011.[1] The city of Mérida is the shire town of the Libertador Municipality.[2] The municipality is one of a number in Venezuela named "Libertador Municipality", in honour of Venezuelan independence hero Simón Bolívar.

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