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Trujillo State (Spanish: Estado Trujillo, Spanish pronunciation: [esˈtaðo tɾuˈxiʝo] (About this soundlisten)) is one of the 23 states of Venezuela. Its capital is Trujillo but the largest city is Valera. The state is divided into 20 municipalities and 93 parishes. Trujillo State covers a total surface area of 7,198 km² [1] and, has a 2011 census population of 686,367.

Trujillo
Flag of Trujillo
Flag
Anthem: Himno del Estado Trujillo
Location within Venezuela
Location within Venezuela
CountryVenezuela
Created1899
CapitalTrujillo
Government
 • GovernorHenry Rangel Silva (2012–present)
Area
 • Total7,198 km2 (2,779 sq mi)
Area rank18th
 0.81% of Venezuela
Population
 (2011 census est.)
 • Total686,367
 • Rank17th
 2.58% of Venezuela
Time zoneUTC-04:00
ISO 3166 codeVE-T
Emblematic treeBucare anauco (Erythrina fusca)
Websitewww.gbet.gov.ve
Bocono, Trujillo

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HistoryEdit

Trujillo state was founded from the former Trujillo Province following the creation of the States of Venezuela in 1864 after the Federal War.

Municipalities and municipal seatsEdit

PopulationEdit

Race and ethnicityEdit

According to the 2011 Census, the racial composition of the population was:[2]

Racial composition Population %
Mestizo N/A 49.6
White 369,961 48.3
Black 9,958 1.3
Other race N/A 0.8

EducationEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "GeoHive - Venezuela population statistics". Retrieved July 4, 2012.
  2. ^ "Resultado Básico del XIV Censo Nacional de Población y Vivienda 2011 (Mayo 2014)" (PDF). Ine.gov.ve. p. 29. Retrieved 8 September 2015.

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Coordinates: 9°25′01″N 70°30′00″W / 9.417°N 70.500°W / 9.417; -70.500