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Sucre (state)

Sucre
Flag of Sucre
Flag
Coat of arms of Sucre
Coat of arms
Anthem: Himno del Estado Sucre
Location within Venezuela
Location within Venezuela
CountryVenezuela
Created1909
CapitalCumaná
Government
 • GovernorEdwin Rojas (2017–present)
Area
 • Total11,800 km2 (4,600 sq mi)
Area rank14th
 1.29% of Venezuela
Population
 (2011 census)
 • Total896,921
 • Rank10th
 3.34% of Venezuela
Time zoneUTC-04:00 (VET)
ISO 3166 codeVE-R
Emblematic treeRoble (Oak) (Platymiscium diadelphum)
Websitewww.edosucre.gov.ve

Sucre State (Spanish: Estado Sucre, IPA: [esˈtaðo ˈsukɾe]) is one of the 23 states of Venezuela. The state capital is Cumaná. Sucre State covers a total surface area of 11,800 km2 (4,600 sq mi) and, as of the 2011 census, had a population of 896,921. The most important river in the state is the Manzanares River.

Municipalities

Population

Race and ethnicity

According to the 2011 Census, the racial composition of the population was:[1]

Racial composition Population %
Mestizo N/A 54.7
White 375,688 38.5
Black 47,815 4.9
Other race N/A 1.9

Notable people

Gallery

See also

References

  1. ^ "Resultado Básico del XIV Censo Nacional de Población y Vivienda 2011 (Mayo 2014)" (PDF). Ine.gov.ve. p. 29. Retrieved 8 September 2015.

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