Sabaneta, Barinas

Sabaneta is a town in Venezuela's Barinas State. It is known to be the birthplace of the late dictator of Venezuela, Hugo Chávez and his siblings. Sabaneta is the capital of Alberto Arvelo Torrealba Municipality in Barinas. The town was founded by Juan de Alhama in 1787. The principal industry is sugar production.

Sabaneta
town
Sabaneta is located in Venezuela
Sabaneta
Sabaneta
Coordinates: 8°45′8″N 69°55′57″W / 8.75222°N 69.93250°W / 8.75222; -69.93250
CountryVenezuelaVenezuela
StateBarinas
MunicipalityAlberto Arvelo Torrealba Municipality
Government
 • MayorZenaida Gillardo
Population
 (1990)
 • Total2,490
Time zoneUTC-4:00 (VST)
Area code(s)0273
ClimateAw
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