Santa Bárbara del Zulia

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Santa Bárbara
Santa Bárbara del Zulia
Flag of Santa Bárbara
Flag
Coat of arms of Santa Bárbara
Coat of arms
Santa Bárbara is located in Venezuela
Santa Bárbara
Santa Bárbara
Coordinates: 9°00′0″N 71°57′0″W / 9.00000°N 71.95000°W / 9.00000; -71.95000Coordinates: 9°00′0″N 71°57′0″W / 9.00000°N 71.95000°W / 9.00000; -71.95000
Country VenezuelaVenezuela
State Zulia
Municipality Colón Municipality
Founded 1704
Elevation 130 m (430 ft)
Population
 • Demonym Barbarense
Time zone VST

Santa Bárbara del Zulia is a city of some 80,000 inhabitants in Zulia State in Venezuela. It is located to the south-west of Maracaibo Lake, in the Sur del Lago region of the state. Governor and presidential candidate Manuel Rosales was born in this city on December 12, 1952.

Santa Bárbara is connected by two bridges across the Escalante River with the city of San Carlos del Zulia, forming a twin city.

Climate[edit]

Climate data for Santa Bárbara del Zulia, Venezuela
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Record high °F 90 93 102 100 99 102 97 95 91 90 90 102
Record low °F 68 66 68 77 79 75 81 73 72 68 68 66 66
Average precipitation inches 4.17 3.54 3.62 3.74 3.82 4.13 6.73 8.19 8.07 7.01 6.26 5.12 64.4
Record high °C = 32 32 34 39 38 37 39 36 35 33 32 32 39
Record low °C 20 19 20 25 26 24 27 23 22 20 20 19 19
Average precipitation mm 106 90 92 95 97 105 171 208 205 178 159 130 1,636
Average precipitation days 5 3 7 8 5 9 10 12 12 11 9 6 97
Average relative humidity (%) 79 78 80 81 85 87 92 95 97 92 89 84 86.6
Mean monthly sunshine hours 181 179 185 186 199 170 167 157 159 167 170 178 2,098
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References[edit]

  • Emilio Strauss, William Fuenmayor, José Romero.(2000). Atlas del Estado Zulia.