Bolívar (state)


Bolívar (state)
Bolívar State
Estado Bolívar
—  State  —

Flag

Coat of arms
Anthem: Bolívar State Anthem
Location within Venezuela
Country  Venezuela
Created 1901
Capital Ciudad Bolívar
Government
 – Governor Francisco Rangel (2004–present)
Area
 – Total 238,000 km2 (91,892.3 sq mi)
Area rank 1st
  26.24% of Venezuela
Population (June 30, 2010)
 – Total 1,620,359
 – Rank 7th
  5.62% of Venezuela
Time zone UTC-04:30
ISO 3166 code VE-F
Emblematic tree Sarrapia (Diphysa punctata)
Website www.e-bolivar.gob.ve

Bolívar State (Spanish: Estado Bolívar, IPA: [esˈtaðo βoˈliβar]), is one of the 23 states (estados) into which Venezuela is divided. The state capital city is Ciudad Bolívar. Bolívar State covers a total surface area of 238,000 km² and in June 30, 2010 had an estimated population of 1,620,359.

Places of interest

Municipalities

  1. Caroní (Ciudad Guayana)
  2. Cedeño (Caicara del Orinoco)
  3. El Callao (El Callao)
  4. Gran Sabana (Santa Elena de Uairén)
  5. Heres (Ciudad Bolívar)
  6. Padre Pedro Chien (El Palmar)
  7. Piar (Upata)
  8. Raúl Leoni (Ciudad Piar)
  9. Roscio (Guasipati)
  10. Sifontes (Tumeremo)
  11. Sucre (Maripa)

See also

Coordinates: 8°7′19″N 63°33′0″W / 8.12194°N 63.55°W / 8.12194; -63.55


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