Sucre (state)

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State of Venezuela
Flag of Sucre
Coat of arms of Sucre
Coat of arms
Anthem: Himno del Estado Sucre
Location within Venezuela
Location within Venezuela
Country Venezuela
Created 1909
Capital Cumaná
 • Governor Edwin Rojas (2017–present)
 • Total 11,800 km2 (4,600 sq mi)
Area rank 14th
  1.29% of Venezuela
Population (2011 census)
 • Total 896,921
 • Rank 10th
  3.34% of Venezuela
Time zone UTC-04:00
ISO 3166 code VE-R
Emblematic tree Roble (Oak) (Platymiscium diadelphum)

Sucre State (Spanish: Estado Sucre, IPA: [esˈtaðo ˈsukɾe]) is one of the 23 states of Venezuela. The state capital is Cumaná. Sucre State covers a total surface area of 11,800 km² and, as of the 2011 census, had a population of 896,921. The most important river in the state is the Manzanares River.



Race and ethnicity[edit]

According to the 2011 Census, the racial composition of the population was:[1]

Racial composition Population  %
Mestizo N/A 54.7
White 375,688 38.5
Black 47,815 4.9
Other race N/A 1.9

Notable people[edit]


See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Resultado Básico del XIV Censo Nacional de Población y Vivienda 2011 (Mayo 2014)" (PDF). p. 29. Retrieved 8 September 2015. 

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Coordinates: 10°38′44″N 63°02′20″W / 10.64556°N 63.03889°W / 10.64556; -63.03889