Lara (state)

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Lara State
Estado Lara
Flag of Lara State
Coat of arms of Lara State
Anthem: Himno del Estado Lara
Location within Venezuela
Location within Venezuela
Coordinates: 10°04′N 69°52′W / 10.07°N 69.86°W / 10.07; -69.86Coordinates: 10°04′N 69°52′W / 10.07°N 69.86°W / 10.07; -69.86
CountryVenezuela
Created1901
CapitalBarquisimeto
Government
 • GovernorCarmen Meléndez (2017–present)
Area
 • Total19,800 km2 (7,600 sq mi)
Area rank11th
 2.15% of Venezuela
Population
 (2015 census)
 • Total2,019,211
 • Rank5th
 6,75% of Venezuela
Time zoneUTC-04:00
ISO 3166 codeVE-K
Emblematic treeSemeruco (Malpighia glabra)
Websitewww.lara.gob.ve

Lara is one of the 23 states of Venezuela. The state capital city is Barquisimeto.

Other websites[change | change source]

  • Media related to Lara at Wikimedia Commons