Pedro Gual Municipality
|Pedro Gual Municipality
Municipio Pedro Gual
Location in Miranda
|• Mayor||Manuel Alvarez (MVR)|
|• Total||925 km2 (357 sq mi)|
|• Density||24/km2 (63/sq mi)|
|Time zone||VET (UTC−04:00)|
Pedro Gual is one of the 21 municipalities (municipios) that makes up the Venezuelan state of Miranda and, according to a 2007 population estimate by the National Institute of Statistics of Venezuela, the municipality has a population of 22,579. The town of Cúpira is the municipal seat of the Pedro Gual Municipality. The municipality is named for 19th century Venezuelan President Pedro Gual Escandón.
The Pedro Gual Municipality, according to a 2007 population estimate by the National Institute of Statistics of Venezuela, has a population of 22,579 (up from 19,379 in 2000). This amounts to 0.8% of the state's population. The municipality's population density is 24.41 inhabitants per square kilometre (63.2/sq mi).
The mayor of the Pedro Gual Municipality is Manuel Alvarez, elected on October 31, 2004 with 47% of the vote. He replaced Lenis Landaeta shortly after the elections. The municipality is divided into two parishes; Cúpira and Machurucuto.
- "Archived copy" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on October 2, 2006. Retrieved March 15, 2008.
- pedrogual-miranda.gob.ve (in Spanish)
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