Acarigua

Acarigua

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subdivision_name1 = Portuguesa State
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subdivision_name2 = Municipio Páez
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established_title = Founded
established_date = September 29 1670
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Acarigua is a city in northwestern Venezuela, in the northern part of the state of Portuguesa at coordinates coord|9|33|35|N|69|12|7|W|type:city. The city's population is 116 551 (1990) but now estimated at 208,495 for 2008. [ [http://www.world-gazetteer.com/wg.php?x=1145571938&men=gpro&lng=en&dat=32&geo=-228&srt=npan&col=aohdq&pt=c&va=&geo=358499080 www.world-gazetteer.com] ] Formerly the state capital, it is a major commercial center for the northern Llanos region of South America. It is contiguous with the neighboring city of Araure.

ee also

*Araure

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