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Pedernales Municipality

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Country  Venezuela
Shiretown  Pedernales
Area code(s)  0287
State  Delta Amacuro
Time zone  VST (UTC-4:30)
Website  Official website
Pedernales Municipality

The Pedernales Municipality is one of the four municipalities (municipios) that makes up the eastern Venezuelan state of Delta Amacuro and, according to a 2007 population estimate by the National Institute of Statistics of Venezuela, the municipality has a population of 6,535. The town of Pedernales is the shire town of the Pedernales Municipality.

Contents

Map of Pedernales, Delta Amacuro, Venezuela

History

The Pedernales District became the Pedernales Municipality in 1994.

Demographics

The Pedernales Municipality, according to a 2007 population estimate by the National Institute of Statistics of Venezuela, has a population of 6,535 (up from 5,181 in 2000). This amounts to 4.2% of the state's population. The municipality's population density is 1.85 inhabitants per square kilometre (4.8/sq mi).

Government

The mayor of the Pedernales Municipality is Selgio Buanerges Ramírez, elected on October 31, 2004 with 40% of the vote. He replaced Cristobal Jimenez shortly after the elections. The municipality is divided into two parishes; Pedernales and Luis Beltrán Prieto Figueroa (previous to February 25, 1995, the Pedernales Municipality contained only a single parish).

References

Pedernales Municipality Wikipedia


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