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Description : Map showing the administrative divisions of the Aragua state (estado), Venezuela. Disclaimer
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The state of Aragua lies on the central northern region of Venezuela. The capital of Aragua is Maracay, lying 5 kilometers away from the Valencia lake. The Caribbean sea lies in the north of the state of Aragua and Carabobo state in the west.
On the eastern part lie the states Guarcio and Miranda along with the Federal district. The total area of the state is 7,014 square kilometers. The temperature annually recorded varies between 18 degree to 26 degree Celsius.

Aragua is named after the river of the same name, which is a tributary of the Lake Valencia. This Venezuela state provides shelter to 1,450,000 people. Around 477,000 people inhabit the state capital Maracay. The other important cities are Cagua, Ocumare de la Costa, El Limon, La Victoria, Choroni and Tejerias. This state of Venezuela has beautiful bays like Choroni and Puerto Maya in the north. The steep mountain ranges lies in the south. Savannahs and natural grass grow in the plains, which are used for cattle grazing. Choroni, Turiamo, Ocumare, Tasting are some of the rivers of Aragua draining to the Caribbean sea.

Among the states in Venezuela, Aragua is the most important from the economic point of view. The main industrial products are chemical, electrical, textile cables, milk products, vegetable oils, cements, spirits, automobile parts paper and metalmecanicos. It is also one of the main agricultural producers among the Venezuela states. The principal products are rice, cotton, maize, tobacco, cucumber, cane, tomatoes, cacao, citruses and pig cattle.

The state of Aragua is a beautiful tourist destination for its beaches. The national park of Henry Pitter and the Great Farm ornithological station are also some of the attractions of Aragua. There are a good number of hotels and inns for the tourists to stay and enjoy the beauty of this important Venezuela state.

  Municipalities of Aragua State (Estado)  
MunicipalityCapitalPopulationArea(km.²)
BolívarSan Mateo38,06258
CamataguaCamatagua15,186780
Francisco Linares AlcántaraSanta Rita114,52224
GirardotMaracay396,095302
José Angel LamasSanta Cruz27,42820
José Félix RibasLa Victoria133,461385
José Rafael RevengaEl Consejo42,156181
LibertadorPalo Negro76,03652
Mario Briceño IragorryEl Limón95,67254
Ocumare de la Costa de OroOcumare de la Costa7,996339
San CasimiroSan Casimiro22,513498
San SebastiánSan Sebastián19,474491
Santiago MariñoTurmero160,465497
Santos MichelenaLas Tejerias37,398220
SucreCagua106,46176
TovarColonia Tovar14,309270
UrdanetaBarbacoas18,7342,024
ZamoraVilla de Cura123,618649

Last Updated : April 17, 2014

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