Brión Municipality


Brión Municipality

Venezuelan Municipality
name= Brión


country= Venezuela
state= Miranda
shiretown= Higuerote
area= 531 km² (329.9 sq mi)
population= 56,699
year_estimate= 2007
population_density= 106.78/km² (171.8/sq mi)
mayor= Raúl José Ceballos Purica (MVR)
time_zone= VST ()
area_code(s)= 0234
website= http://brion-miranda.gob.ve/
website_name= brion-miranda.gob.ve

The Brión Municipality is one of the 21 municipalities (municipios) that makes up the Venezuelan state of Miranda and, according to a 2007 population estimate by the National Institute of Statistics of Venezuela, the municipality has a population of 56,699. [http://www.ine.gob.ve/sintesisestadistica/estados/miranda/cuadros/Poblacion6.xls] The town of Higuerote is the shire town of the Brión Municipality.http://www.ine.gob.ve/secciones/division/Miranda.zip]

Demographics

The Brión Municipality, according to a 2007 population estimate by the National Institute of Statistics of Venezuela, has a population of 56,699 (up from 48,976 in 2000). This amounts to 2% of the state's population. [http://www.ine.gob.ve/sintesisestadistica/estados/miranda/cuadros/Poblacion5.xls] The municipality's population density is 171.8 people per square mile (106.78/km²). [http://www.ine.gob.ve/sintesisestadistica/estados/miranda/cuadros/Poblacion4.xls]

Government

The mayor of the Brión Municipality is Raúl José Ceballos Purica, elected on October 31, 2004 with 56% of the vote. [http://www.cne.gob.ve/regionales2004/13/alcaldedis=0&edo=13&mun=2&par=0&cen=0&mesa=0&cua=0.html] He replaced Ramon Ramos shortly after the elections. [http://www.cne.gob.ve/estadisticas/e016.pdf] The municipality is divided into three parishes; Higuerote, Curiepe, and Tacarigua.

ee also

*Higuerote
*Miranda
*Municipalities of Venezuela

References

External links

* [http://brion-miranda.gob.ve/ brion-miranda.gob.ve] es icon


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