Roscio Municipality

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Roscio Municipality
Municipio Roscio
Municipality
Flag of Roscio Municipality
Flag
Official seal of Roscio Municipality
Seal
Location in Bolívar
Location in Bolívar
Map showing the location of Roscio Municipality within Venezuela
Map showing the location of Roscio Municipality within Venezuela
Roscio Municipality
Location in Venezuela
Coordinates: 7°29′N 61°54′W / 7.48°N 61.9°W / 7.48; -61.9Coordinates: 7°29′N 61°54′W / 7.48°N 61.9°W / 7.48; -61.9
Country  Venezuela
State Bolívar
Municipal seat Guasipati
Government
 • Mayor Manuel de Jesús González Marrero
Area
 • Total 6,182 km2 (2,387 sq mi)
Population (2011)
 • Total 21,750
 • Density 3.5/km2 (9.1/sq mi)
Time zone UTC−04:00 (VET)
Area code(s) 0288

The Roscio Municipality is one of the 11 municipalities (municipios) that makes up the Venezuelan state of Bolívar and, according to the 2011 census by the National Institute of Statistics of Venezuela, the municipality has a population of 21,750. [1] The town of Guasipati is the shire town of the Roscio Municipality.[2]

Demographics[edit]

The Roscio Municipality, according to a 2007 population estimate by the National Institute of Statistics of Venezuela, has a population of 23,957 (up from 19,777 in 2000). This amounts to 1.6% of the state's population.[3] The municipality's population density is 3.88 inhabitants per square kilometre (10.0/sq mi).[4]

Government[edit]

The mayor of the Roscio Municipality is Manuel de Jesús González Marrero, re-elected on October 31, 2004 with 51% of the vote.[5][6] The municipality is divided into one (two if you count the Capital Roscio section) parishes; Salom.[2]

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