Sucre Municipality, Miranda

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Sucre Municipality

Municipio Sucre
Flag of Sucre Municipality
Flag
Official seal of Sucre Municipality
Seal
Location in Miranda
Location in Miranda
Map showing the location of Sucre Municipality within Venezuela
Map showing the location of Sucre Municipality within Venezuela
Sucre Municipality
Location in Venezuela
Coordinates: 10°29′N 66°49′W / 10.48°N 66.82°W / 10.48; -66.82Coordinates: 10°29′N 66°49′W / 10.48°N 66.82°W / 10.48; -66.82
Country Venezuela
StateMiranda
FoundedFebruary 17, 1621
Incorporated1989
Municipal seatPetare
Government
 • MayorJosé Vicente Rangel Ávalos (PSUV)
Area
 • Total164 km2 (63 sq mi)
Population
 (2016)
 • Total691,317
 • Density4,200/km2 (11,000/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC−04:00 (VET)
Area code(s)0212
WebsiteOfficial website

Sucre Municipality is one of the 21 municipalities (municipios) that makes up the Venezuelan state of Miranda and one of five the municipalities that make up the Metropolitan District of Caracas. According to a 2016 population estimate by the National Institute of Statistics of Venezuela, the municipality has a population of 691,317.[1] The parish of Petare is the municipal seat of the Sucre Municipality.[2]

Name

The municipality is one of several in Venezuela named "Sucre Municipality" in honour of Venezuelan independence hero Antonio José de Sucre.

Petare´s historic center
Millennium Mall at the Rómulo Gallegos Avenue

Demographics

The Sucre Municipality, according to a 2016 population estimate by the National Institute of Statistics of Venezuela, has a population of 691,317 (up from 591,414 in 2000). This amounts to 2.2% of the state's population.[3] The municipality's population density (2016) is about 11,000 people per square mile (4,200/km²).[4]

Government

Mayors

Period Mayor % of votes Political party Notes
1989-1993 Enrique Mendoza COPEI First Mayor of municipality
1993-1995 Enrique Mendoza COPEI
1995-1998 Raoul Bermúdez COPEI
1998-2000 Raoul Bermúdez COPEI
2000-2004 José Vicente Rangel Ávalos 29,98 MVR 2000 Venezuelan general election
2004-2008 José Vicente Rangel Ávalos 50,91[5] MVR/PSUV Re elected
2008-2013 Carlos Ocariz 55,60[6] Primero Justicia
2013-2017 Carlos Ocariz 52,79 Primero Justicia Re elected
2017 José Luis López In charge of the office after Ocariz's resignation
2017-2021 José Vicente Rangel Ávalos 59,85 PSUV

Education

Colegio Japonés de Caracas (カラカス日本人学校), the sole Japanese international school in Venezuela, is in Sucre Municipality.[7]

References

  1. ^ http://www.ine.gob.ve/sintesisestadistica/estados/miranda/cuadros/Poblacion6.xls[permanent dead link]
  2. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2007-12-21. Retrieved 2008-03-22.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  3. ^ http://www.ine.gob.ve/sintesisestadistica/estados/miranda/cuadros/Poblacion5.xls[permanent dead link]
  4. ^ http://www.ine.gob.ve/sintesisestadistica/estados/miranda/cuadros/Poblacion4.xls[permanent dead link]
  5. ^ CNE, 31-10-04 http://www.cne.gob.ve/regionales2004/
  6. ^ CNE, 23-11-08 http://www.cne.gob.ve/divulgacion_regionales_2008/index.php?e=13&m=09&p=00&c=00&t=00&ca=00&v=02
  7. ^ "学校案内." Colegio Japonés de Caracas. Retrieved on 7 July 2018. "所在地 Carretera Union Comunidad Juan Garcia El Otro Lado al Sur de Hatillo Distrito Sucre Edo.Miranda"