Sucre (state)

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This article is about the state in Venezuela. For the location in Barinas, see Antonio José de Sucre, Venezuela. For other uses, see Sucre (disambiguation).
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-04:30
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