Paz Castillo

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For the poet, see Fernando Paz Castillo. For the Roman Catholic figure born Susana Paz Castillo, see Blessed Candlemas of San José.
Paz Castillo
Municipality
Municipio Paz Castillo
Location in Miranda
Location in Miranda
Country  Venezuela
State Miranda
Shiretown Santa Lucía
Government
 • Mayor Elio Serrano (MVR)
Area
 • Total 408 km2 (158 sq mi)
Population (2007)
 • Total 111,335
 • Density 270/km2 (710/sq mi)
Time zone VST (UTC-4:30)
Area code(s) 0239
Website Official website

Paz Castillo is one of the 21 municipalities (municipios) that makes up the Venezuelan state of Miranda, named after poet and diplomat Fernando Paz Castillo and, according to a 2007 population estimate by the National Institute of Statistics of Venezuela, the municipality has a population of 111,335.[1] The town of Santa Lucía is the shire town of the Paz Castillo Municipality.[2]

Demographics[edit]

The Paz Castillo Municipality, according to a 2007 population estimate by the National Institute of Statistics of Venezuela, has a population of 111,335 (up from 90,778 in 2000). This amounts to 3.9% of the state's population.[3] The municipality's population density is 272.88 inhabitants per square kilometre (706.8/sq mi).[4]

Government[edit]

The mayor of the Paz Castillo Municipality is Elio Serrano, re-elected on October 31, 2004 with 57% of the vote.[5][6] The municipality is divided into one parishes; (Santa Lucía).[2]

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Coordinates: 10°18′11″N 66°39′38″W / 10.30306°N 66.66056°W / 10.30306; -66.66056