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Acarigua

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Country  Venezuela
Municipality  Páez Municipality
Demonym(s)  Acarigüeño (a)
Elevation  195 m
Local time  Tuesday 11:24 PM
Number of airports  1
State  Portuguesa State
Founded  September 29, 1620
Time zone  VST (UTC-4:30)
Area  175 km²
Area code  0255
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Weather  27°C, Wind N at 16 km/h, 55% Humidity

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Acarigua ([akaˈɾiɣwa]) founded as San Miguel de Acarigua is a city in northwestern Venezuela, in the northern part of the state of Portuguesa.

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Map of Acarigua, Portuguesa, Venezuela

Formerly the state capital, it is a major commercial center for the northern Llanos region of South America. It is contiguous with the neighboring city of Araure.

Ladr n capturado en acarigua


Demographics

The city's population was 116,551 in 1990 and was estimated at 208,495 in 2008.

Religion

Its Cathedral Catedral de Nuestra Señora de la Corteza is the episcopal see of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Acarigua–Araure.

Fauna

The Thysania agrippina is one of the world's largest moths, with wings 32 centimetres (13 in) in size.

Flora

The Saman or Samanea saman is the most widespread tree throughout the city.

Protected areas

  • Parque Musiu Carmelo
  • Parque Mittar Nakichenovich
  • Balneario Sabanetica
  • Balneario el Mamón
  • Parque Curpa, popularly known as José Antonio Páez Park.
  • Media

    Acarigua is home to 3 regional newspapers, and the community TV station Siguaraya TV.

    Transport

    Acarigua is served by the Oswaldo Guevara Mujica Airport.

    Sports

    It is home to Portuguesa FC, whose home stadium is the Estadio General José Antonio Paez.

    References

    Acarigua Wikipedia


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