Barinas, Barinas

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Barinas
City
Flag of Barinas
Flag
Official seal of Barinas
Seal
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Coordinates: 08°38′N 70°12′W / 8.633°N 70.200°W / 8.633; -70.200Coordinates: 08°38′N 70°12′W / 8.633°N 70.200°W / 8.633; -70.200
Country Venezuela
StateBarinas
MunicipalityBarinas Municipality
Founded30 June 1577
Government
 • MayorAbunto Sanchez Rodriguez
Area
 • Total322.71 km2 (124.60 sq mi)
Elevation
187 m (614 ft)
Population
(2011)
 • Total353,442
 • Density1,100/km2 (2,800/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC-4:30 (VST)
Postal code
5201
Area code(s)0273
DemonymBarinés

Barinas (Spanish pronunciation: [baˈɾinas]) is a city in Venezuela. As of 2011, 353,442 people lived there. It is the capital of both the Barinas Municipality and the State of Barinas.