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Pedro Gual, Venezuela

For the former president of Venezuela, see Pedro Gual Escandón.
Pedro Gual
Municipality
Municipio Pedro Gual
Miranda
Country  Venezuela
State Miranda
Shiretown Cúpira
Government
 • Mayor Manuel Alvarez (MVR)
Area
 • Total 925 km2 (357 sq mi)
Population (2007)
 • Total 22,579
 • Density 24/km2 (63/sq mi)
Time zone VST (UTC-4:30)
Area code(s) 0234
Website

Pedro Gual is one of the 21 municipalities (municipios) that makes up the Venezuelan state of Miranda and, according to a 2007 population estimate by the National Institute of Statistics of Venezuela, the municipality has a population of 22,579.[1] The town of Cúpira is the shire town of the Pedro Gual Municipality.[2] The municipality is named for 19th century Venezuelan President Pedro Gual Escandón.

Demographics

The Pedro Gual Municipality, according to a 2007 population estimate by the National Institute of Statistics of Venezuela, has a population of 22,579 (up from 19,379 in 2000). This amounts to 0.8% of the state's population.[3] The municipality's population density is 24.41 inhabitants per square kilometre (63.2 /sq mi).[4]

Government

The mayor of the Pedro Gual Municipality is Manuel Alvarez, elected on October 31, 2004 with 47% of the vote.[5] He replaced Lenis Landaeta shortly after the elections.[6] The municipality is divided into two parishes; Cúpira and Machurucuto.[2]

References

External links

  • pedrogual-miranda.gob.ve (Spanish)


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