San Juan de Capistrano Municipality

The San Juan de Capistrano Municipality is one of the 21 municipalities (municipios) that makes up the eastern Venezuelan state of Anzoátegui and, according to the 2011 census by the National Institute of Statistics of Venezuela, the municipality has a population of 9,047. [1] The town of Boca de Uchire is the shire town of the San Juan de Capistrano Municipality.[2]

San Juan de Capistrano Municipality

Municipio San Juan de Capistrano
Flag of San Juan de Capistrano Municipality
Flag
Official seal of San Juan de Capistrano Municipality
Seal
Location in Anzoátegui
Location in Anzoátegui
Map showing the location of San Juan de Capistrano Municipality within Venezuela
Map showing the location of San Juan de Capistrano Municipality within Venezuela
San Juan de Capistrano Municipality
Location in Venezuela
Coordinates: 10°07′56″N 65°25′16″W / 10.1322°N 65.4211°W / 10.1322; -65.4211Coordinates: 10°07′56″N 65°25′16″W / 10.1322°N 65.4211°W / 10.1322; -65.4211
Country Venezuela
StateAnzoátegui
Government
 • MayorAsdrubal Mendez (PSUV)
Area
 • Total123 km2 (47 sq mi)
Population
 (2011)
 • Total9,047
 • Density74/km2 (190/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC−04:00 (VET)
Area code(s)0281
WebsiteOfficial website

DemographicsEdit

The San Juan de Capistrano Municipality, according to a 2007 population estimate by the National Institute of Statistics of Venezuela, has a population of 8,975 (up from 7,998 in 2000). This amounts to 0.6% of the state's population.[3] The municipality's population density is 72.97 inhabitants per square kilometre (189.0/sq mi).[4]

GovernmentEdit

The mayor of the San Juan de Capistrano Municipality is Asdrubal Mendez, elected on November 23, 2008 with 36% of the vote.[5] He replaced José Ángel Bellorín shortly after the elections. The municipality is divided into two parishes; Capital Boca de Uchire and Boca de Chávez .[2]

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