Trujillo (state)

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Trujillo
State of Venezuela
Flag of Trujillo
Flag
Anthem: Himno del Estado Trujillo
Location within Venezuela
Location within Venezuela
Country Venezuela
Created 1899
Capital Trujillo
Government
 • Governor Henry Rangel Silva (2012–present)
Area
 • Total 7,198 km2 (2,779 sq mi)
Area rank 18th
  0.81% of Venezuela
Population (2011 census est.)
 • Total 686,367
 • Rank 17th
  2.58% of Venezuela
Time zone UTC-04:30
ISO 3166 code VE-T
Emblematic tree Bucare anauco (Erythrina fusca)
Website www.gbet.gov.ve
Bocono, Trujillo
"La Lagunita", located in La Puerta, Trujillo state, Venezuela.

Trujillo State (Spanish: Estado Trujillo, IPA: [esˈtaðo tɾuˈxiʎo]) is one of the 23 states of Venezuela. Its capital is Trujillo but the largest city is Valera. The state is divided into 20 municipalities and 93 parishes. Trujillo State covers a total surface area of 7,198 km² [1] and, has a 2011 census population of 686,367.

History[edit]

Trujillo state was founded from the former Trujillo Province following the creation of the States of Venezuela in 1864 after the Federal War.

Municipalities and municipal seats[edit]

  1. Andrés Bello (Santa Isabel)
  2. Boconó (Boconó)
  3. Bolívar (Sabana Grande)
  4. Candelaria (Chejendé)
  5. Carache (Carache)
  6. Escuque (Escuque)
  7. José Felipe Márquez Cañizales (El Paradero)
  8. José Vicente Campo Elías (Campo Elías)
  9. La Ceiba (Santa Apolonia)
  10. Miranda (El Dividive)
  11. Monte Carmelo (Monte Carmelo)
  12. Motatán (Motatán)
  13. Pampán (Pampán)
  14. Pampanito (Pampanito)
  15. Rafael Rangel (Betijoque)
  16. San Rafael de Carvajal (Carvajal)
  17. Sucre (Sabana de Mendoza)
  18. Trujillo (Trujillo)
  19. Urdaneta (La Quebrada)
  20. Valera (Valera)

Population[edit]

Race and ethnicity[edit]

According to the 2011 Census, the racial composition of the population was:[2]

Racial composition Population  %
Mestizo N/A 49.6
White 369,961 48.3
Black 9,958 1.3
Other race N/A 0.8

Education[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "GeoHive - Venezuela population statistics". Retrieved July 4, 2012. 
  2. ^ "Resultado Básico del XIV Censo Nacional de Población y Vivienda 2011 (Mayo 2014)" (PDF). Ine.gov.ve. p. 29. Retrieved 8 September 2015. 

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 9°25′01″N 70°30′00″W / 9.417°N 70.500°W / 9.417; -70.500