Iribarren Municipality

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Iribarren Municipality

Municipio Iribarren
Buildings of Barquisimeto
Buildings of Barquisimeto
Flag of Iribarren Municipality
Flag
Official seal of Iribarren Municipality
Seal
Location in Lara
Location in Lara
Map showing the location of Iribarren Municipality within Venezuela
Map showing the location of Iribarren Municipality within Venezuela
Iribarren Municipality
Location in Venezuela
Coordinates: 10°04′00″N 69°20′00″W / 10.0667°N 69.3333°W / 10.0667; -69.3333Coordinates: 10°04′00″N 69°20′00″W / 10.0667°N 69.3333°W / 10.0667; -69.3333
Country Venezuela
StateLara
Municipal seatBarquisimeto
Government
 • MayorAlfredo Ramos (MUD)
Area
 • Total2,760 km2 (1,070 sq mi)
Population
 (2007)
 • Total1,027,022
 • Density370/km2 (960/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC−04:00 (VET)
Area code(s)0251
WebsiteOfficial website

The Iribarren Municipality is one of the nine municipalities (municipios) that makes up the Venezuelan state of Lara and, according to a 2007 population estimate by the National Institute of Statistics of Venezuela, the municipality has a population of 1,027,022.[1] The City of Barquisimeto is the shire town of the Iribarren Municipality.[2]

Demographics[edit]

The Iribarren Municipality, according to a 2011 population census by the National Institute of Statistics of Venezuela, has a population of 996.230 (up from 915,634 in 2000). This amounts to 56% of the state's population.[3] The municipality's population density is 372.11 inhabitants per square kilometre (963.8/sq mi).[4]

Government[edit]

The mayor of the Iribarren Municipality is Alfredo Ramos, elected on December 8, 2013. The municipality is divided into 10 parishes; Catedral, Concepción, El Cují, Juan de Villegas, Santa Rosa, Tamaca, Unión, Aguedo Felipe Alvarado, Buena Vista, and Juárez.[2]

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