Cojedes (state)

Cojedes (state)
Cojedes State
Estado Cojedes
—  State  —


Coat of arms
Motto: Latin: Ad sum
(I am here)
Anthem: Cojedes State Anthem
Location within Venezuela
Country  Venezuela
Created 1864
Capital San Carlos
 - Governor Teodoro Bolivar (2008–present)
 - Total 14,800 km2 (5,714.3 sq mi)
Area rank 13th
  1.62% of Venezuela
Population (2007 est.)
 - Total 300,300
 - Rank 22nd
  1.14% of Venezuela
Time zone UTC-04:30
ISO 3166 code VE-H
Emblematic tree Apamate (Tabebuia rosea)

Cojedes State (Spanish: Estado Cojedes, IPA: [esˈtaðo koˈxeðes]) is one of the 23 states of Venezuela. The state capital is San Carlos.

Cojedes State covers a total surface area of 14,800 km² and, in 2007, had an estimated population of 300,300.

San Carlos cathedral


Native Americans from the Orinoco region kept moving through this region to colonize or trade with the regions around the Tacarigua Lake.

Fray Cirilo Bautista of Sevilla founded Santa Clara de Caramacate in 1750. Bishop Martí wrote some of the first reports about the area in 1760. That year missionaries Fray Gabriel de San Lucas and Fray Salvador of Cádiz the city of San Carlos. The original name was San Carlos de Austria. Nuestra Señora de la Chiquinquirá of El Tinaco was founded by Fray Pablo de Orichuela on the same year. El Pao was founded one year later, in 1661. The towns and the areas around them became cantons under jurisdiction of the Provincia de Caracas.

After the independence, the territory became part of Carabobo, one of the 11 first Venezuelan provinces.

Municipalities and municipal seats

  1. Anzoátegui (Cojedes)
  2. Falcón (Tinaquillo)
  3. Girardot (El Baúl)
  4. Lima Blanco (Macapo)
  5. Pao de San Juan Bautista (El Pao)
  6. Ricaurte (Libertad)
  7. Rómulo Gallegos (Las Vegas)
  8. San Carlos (San Carlos)
  9. Tinaco (Tinaco)

Map of Cojedes

See also

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  • Cojedes State Anthem — State anthem of Cojedes, Venezuela Lyrics Mauricio Pérez Lazo Music Miguel Ángel Granados The anthem for the Cojedes State, Venezuela, has lyrics by Mauricio Pérez Lazo. The music that accompanies it was composed by Miguel Ángel Granados. A… …   Wikipedia

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  • Cojedes River — The Cojedes River (Spanish Rio Cojedes) is a tributary of the Orinoco River in central Venezuela. The Cojedes originates in Lara state, and flows southeast through a gap between the Cordillera de Mérida and the Cordillera de la Costa and across… …   Wikipedia

  • Cojedes — Original name in latin Cojedes Name in other language Cojedes, Kokhedes, Кохедес State code VE Continent/City America/Caracas longitude 9.62232 latitude 68.91805 altitude 147 Population 0 Date 2012 01 03 …   Cities with a population over 1000 database

  • San Carlos, Cojedes — Infobox Settlement official name = San Carlos de Austria nickname = motto = image map caption = San Carlos Municipality in Cojedes State subdivision type = Country subdivision type1 = State subdivision type2 = Municipality subdivision name =… …   Wikipedia

  • Falcón (Cojedes) — Pour les articles homonymes, voir Falcon. Falcón Symboles …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Girardot (Cojedes) — Pour les articles homonymes, voir Girardot. Girardot Symboles …   Wikipédia en Français

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