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Cantaura (Spanish pronunciation: [kanˈtauɾa]) is a city in the state of Anzoátegui, Venezuela. It is the capital of Pedro María Freites Municipality.

Cantaura
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Cantaura is located in Venezuela
Cantaura
Cantaura
Coordinates: 9°18′40″N 64°21′34″W / 9.31111°N 64.35944°W / 9.31111; -64.35944Coordinates: 9°18′40″N 64°21′34″W / 9.31111°N 64.35944°W / 9.31111; -64.35944
Country Venezuela
StateAnzoátegui
MunicipalityPedro María Freites Municipality
FoundedAugust 20, 1740 (1740-08-20)[1]
Elevation
261 m (856 ft)
Population
 • Total42,000
 • Demonym
Cantaurense
Time zoneVST
Postal code
6007
Area code(s)0282
ClimateAw
Websitewww.alcaldiadefreites.gov.ve

HistoryEdit

Cantaura, was founded previously under its old name Chamariapa on August 20, 1740 by Fray Fernando Jiménez, Franciscan missionary.[1][2]

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