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Description : Map showing the administrative divisions of the Merida state (estado), Venezuela. Disclaimer
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The state of Merida is located in the western part of the South-American country of Venezuela. The capital of this state in Venezuela is also known as Merida. This city is flanked by two chains
of the Andean Mountains and was established in the year 1960. This city in the state of Merida is also home to the oldest university in Venezuela known as University of the Andes.

Geography of Merida
Tall Mountains like Pico Bolivar (5007 meters), Pico Humboldt (4,942 meters), Pico Bompland cover a significant portion of the state of Merida. There are also 12 state parks in Merida. This state in Venezuela is quite famous for its Glacier lakes, verdant rain forest, waterfalls, paramos and the Palmarito beach. This beach is located on the southeastern side of the Maracaibo lake. Merida is also home to a total of 4 National Parks. Coffee plantations and sugarcane are the main agricultural products of the state of Merida. Flowers like Frailejon bloom in the months of November and December.

Climate of Merida
The state of Merida experiences a tropical climate. The temperature varies from the 20º centigrade to the 25º centigrade mark almost throughout the year. The rainy season extends from the month of May to the month of November. This state receives the maximum amount of rainfall in the months of August and September.

  Municipalities of Merida State (Estado)  
MunicipalityCapitalPopulationArea(km.²)
Alberto AdrianiEl Vigia106,084683
Andrés BelloLa Azulita11,652398
Antonio Pinto SalinasSanta Cruz de Mora23,276348
AricaguaAricagua4,383790
Arzobispo ChacónCanagua14,0251,659
Campo ElíasEjido82,397609
Caracciolo Parra OlmedoTucani22,524689
Cardenal QuinteroSanto Domingo7,833350
GuaraqueGuaraque8,402533
Julio César SalasArapuey12,207202
Justo BriceñoTorondoy5,200509
LibertadorMérida204,879803
MirandaTimotes19,760408
Obispo Ramos de LoraSanta Elena de Arenales20,873321
Padre NogueraSanta María de Caparo2,494206
Pueblo LlanoPueblo Llano9,53289
RangelMucuchies15,206517
Rivas DávilaBailadores16,001182
Santos MarquinaTabay13,795192
SucreLagunillas44,418946
TovarTovar32,805184
Tulio Febres CorderoNueva Bolivia28,437560
ZeaZea9,085122

Last Updated : April 17, 2014


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