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San Antonio del Táchira

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Country  Venezuela
Founded  1724
Time zone  VST (UTC-4:30)
Area  204 km²
Population  61,630 (2011)
Municipality  Bolívar, Táchira
State  Táchira
Elevation  802 m (2,631 ft)
Website  bolivar-tachira.gob.ve
Local time  Saturday 7:22 AM
Area code  0276
Number of airports  1
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San Antonio del Táchira is a city in the Venezuelan Andean state of Táchira. The busy highway linking the cities of Cúcuta, Colombia, and San Cristóbal, Venezuela, passes through San Antonio del Táchira, making it an important gateway between the two nations. This city is the shire town of the Municipio Bolívar de Táchira and, according to the 2001 Venezuelan census, the municipality has a population of 48,171.

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History

General Simón Bolívar passed through this city during his Admirable Campaign on March 1, 1813.

Demographics

The Bolívar Municipality, according to the 2001 Venezuelan census, has a population of 48,171 (up from 39,752 in 1990). This amounts to 4.9% of Táchira's population. The municipality's population density is 611.6 people per square mile (236.13/km²).

Government

San Antonio del Táchira is the shire town of the Bolívar Municipality in Táchira. The mayor of the Bolívar Municipality is Juan Vicente Cañas Alviarez, elected in 2004 with 48% of the vote. He replaced Ramon Vivas shortly after the last municipal elections in October 2004.

Airport

The city's airport, Juan Vicente Gómez International Airport, is located 2 kilometers northeast of the city.

Squares and parks

  • Plaza Bolívar (located between carreras 9 and 10 and calles 3 and 4)
  • Plaza Miranda (located between carreras 12 and 13 and calles 4 and 5)
  • References

    San Antonio del Táchira Wikipedia


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