Nirgua is a city and the seat of the Nirgua Municipality in the state of Yaracuy, Venezuela.

Nirgua
Municipio Nirgua
City
Plaza Bolívar de Nirgua
Plaza Bolívar de Nirgua
Flag of Nirgua
Official seal of Nirgua
Nirgua is located in Venezuela
Nirgua
Nirgua
Location in Venezuela
Coordinates: 10°09′09″N 68°33′59″W / 10.15250°N 68.56639°W / 10.15250; -68.56639Coordinates: 10°09′09″N 68°33′59″W / 10.15250°N 68.56639°W / 10.15250; -68.56639
Country Venezuela
StateYaracuy
MunicipalityNirgua
FoundedJanuary 25, 1625
Government
 • MayorMiguel César (PSUV)
Area
 • Total2,274 km2 (878 sq mi)
Elevation
807 m (2,648 ft)
Population
 (2011)
 • Total35,407[1]
Time zoneUTC−4 (VET)
Postal code(s)
3201
Area code(s)254
WebsiteOfficial website

HistoryEdit

The city was founded on January 25, 1625, by Don Juan de Meneses.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Nirgua Municipality". Citypopulation.de. Retrieved 6 June 2019.