Villa de Cura
|Villa de Cura|
|Villa de San Luis Rey de Cura|
|Founded||25 May 1722|
|• Total||22.5 km2 (8.7 sq mi)|
|Elevation||526 m (1,726 ft)|
|• Density||4,000/km2 (10,000/sq mi)|
A small town, very dry between the months of October and April and rainy during the rest of the year, it is best known in Venezuela for being the cradle of one of the best all-male children choirs in the country, Niños Cantores de Villa de Cura (Villa de Cura Choirboys). The tiny town is also well known by its chicharrones and cachapas, all local foods.
- Amador Bendayán, film actor, radio comedian and TV entertainer
- Consuelo Fernández, heroine of the Venezuelan War of Independence
- José Pérez Colmenares, ballplayer and member of the National Baseball Team that won the 1941 Baseball World Cup
- Ferrara, Sumiré. "200 años de la siembra de Consuelo Fernández: Heroína de la Patria". Diario El Siglo.
- Venezuelan Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum 2006 Class Archived December 3, 2013, at the Wayback Machine. (Spanish). Retrieved on October 18, 2015.
- Conociendo a Aragua (Spanish) at Tour Aragua Blog Spot
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