San Felipe del Rey, Venezuela

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San Felipe
La Catedral de San Felipe.jpg
Cacique Yaracuy.jpg
Arco Ciudad de San Felipe.jpg
Otras vista de la Gobernación San Felipe, Edo. Yaracuy.JPG
Official seal of San Felipe
Nickname(s): La Ciudad más dulce de Venezuela (the sweetest city in Venezuela)
San Felipe is located in Venezuela
San Felipe
San Felipe
Coordinates: 10°20′26″N 68°44′13″W / 10.34056°N 68.73694°W / 10.34056; -68.73694Coordinates: 10°20′26″N 68°44′13″W / 10.34056°N 68.73694°W / 10.34056; -68.73694
 • MayorFrancisco Capdevielle (PSUV)
Elevation250 m (820 ft)
Population (2001)
 • Total220,786
 • Density467.766/km2 (1,211.51/sq mi)
 • DemonymSan Felipeña/o
Time zoneUTC-4:30 (VST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4:30 (not observed)
Postal code3201
Area code(s)0254
WebsiteAlcaldía de San Felipe (in Spanish)
Population is metropolitan area. City itself: 103.121.

San Felipe del Rey (Spanish pronunciation: [saɱ feˈlipe]) is a city in Venezuela. It is the capital of the state of Yaracuy.

San Felipe is situated in a rich agricultural region of Western Venezuela and produces many agricultural products for the rest of the country such as sugar cane, milk, livestock, grains and flour. It is the seat of the Roman Catholic Diocese of San Felipe.

Landscape in San Felipe.

Notable people[edit]


The town is/was served by a station on the national railway network.

Sub Teniente Nestor Arias Airport is 5 kilometres (3.1 mi) south of the town.

Gallery Images[edit]

San Felipe El Fuerte Park.

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