Brión Municipality, Miranda

Brion 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 56,699.[1] The town of Higuerote is the municipal seat of the Brion Municipality.[2]

Brion Municipality
Municipio Brion
Flag of Brion Municipality
Official seal of Brion Municipality
Location in Miranda
Location in Miranda
Map showing the location of Brion Municipality within Venezuela
Map showing the location of Brion Municipality within Venezuela
Brion Municipality
Location in Venezuela
Coordinates: 10°29′00″N 66°06′00″W / 10.483333°N 66.1°W / 10.483333; -66.1Coordinates: 10°29′00″N 66°06′00″W / 10.483333°N 66.1°W / 10.483333; -66.1
Country Venezuela
StateMiranda
Municipal seatHiguerote
Government
 • MayorLiliana González (PSUV)
Area
 • Total531 km2 (205 sq mi)
Population
 (2007)
 • Total56,699
 • Density110/km2 (280/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC−4 (VET)
Area code(s)0234
WebsiteOfficial website
Brion square

DemographicsEdit

The Brion Municipality, according to a 2007 population estimate by the National Institute of Statistics of Venezuela, has a population of 56,699 (up from 48,976 in 2000). This amounts to 2% of the state's population.[3] The municipality's population density is 171.8 people per square mile (106.78/km²).[4]

GovernmentEdit

The mayor of the municipality is Liliana Coromoto Gonzalez Guachi chosen on November 23, 2008 triumphing with 48% of the votes and his her opponent Raimundo Teran with 40% and volume posecion on December 1, 2008, defeating Raúl Ceballos.

Mayors of the municipality and political organizations which have governed (1989 onwards)

  • Manuel González: (1989-1992) COPEI (Committee of Political Electoral Independent Organization)
  • Domingo Palacios: (1992-2000) (Independent)
  • Ramón Ramos: (2000-2004) COPEI-Electors of Miranda
  • Raúl Ceballos: (2004-2008) PPT (Motherland For All)-PSUV (United Socialist Party of Venezuela)
  • Liliana González: (2008) PSUV (United Socialist party of Venezuela)


ReferencesEdit

  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]