Miranda (state)

Miranda State
Estado Miranda
State of Venezuela
Flag of Miranda State
Flag
Coat of arms of Miranda State
Coat of arms
Anthem: Himno del Estado Miranda
Location within Venezuela
Location within Venezuela
Coordinates: 10°17′N 66°20′W / 10°17′N 66°20′W / 10.28; -66.33

Miranda State (Spanish: Estado Miranda, IPA: [esˈtaðo miˈɾanda]) is one of the 23 states (estados) of Venezuela and the second most populous after Zulia State. As of the 2011 census, it had a population of 2,675,165 residents. It also has the greatest Human Development Index in Venezuela, according to the Venezuelan National Institute of Statistics (Instituto Nacional de Estadistica, Caracas). The most recent population estimate was 3,194,390 in mid-2016.[2]

Miranda is an important center for political, economic, cultural and commercial activities. The state is administered by a governor, and is sub-divided into 21 municipalities, each under a mayor.

Miranda State covers a total surface area of 7,950 km².

Administrative divisions

Municipios of Miranda State

Municipalities and municipal seats

Miranda State is sub-divided into 21 municipalities, given below with their administrative centres, areas and populations:[3]

Municipality Administrative
centre
Area
(km2)
Population
(Census 2001)
Population
(Census 2011)
Population
Estimate
30 June 2016
1. Acevedo Caucagua 1,879 70,282 87,371 96,210
2. Andrés Bello San José de Barlovento 114 20,119 20,981 22,851
3. Baruta Nuestra Señora del Rosario de Baruta 86 260,853 240,755 362,371
4. Brión Higuerote 531 45,346 58,940 67,332
5. Buroz Mamporal 198 20,009 27,515 29,841
6. Carrizal Carrizal 32 41,103 51,712 56,629
7. Chacao Chacao 13 64,629 61,213 76,888
8. Cristóbal Rojas Charallave 120 77,257 117,888 141,593
9. El Hatillo El Hatillo 81 54,225 58,156 90,554
10. Guaicaipuro Los Teques 661 222,768 252,242 289,531
11. Independencia Santa Teresa del Tuy 284 126,999 138,776 157,961
12. Lander Ocumare del Tuy 478 108,970 144,947 170,728
13. Los Salias San Antonio de los Altos 51 60,723 68,255 76,035
14. Páez Río Chico 963 30,812 37,944 42,125
15. Paz Castillo Santa Lucía 408 83,976 111,197 124,671
16. Pedro Gual Cúpira 925 17,928 21,831 23,879
17. Plaza Guarenas 180 188,135 209,987 238,750
18. Simón Bolívar San Francisco de Yare 131 31,944 42,597 48,445
19. Sucre Petare 164 546,766 600,351 691,317
20. Urdaneta Cúa 273 105,606 135,432 167,768
21. Zamora Guatire 378 152,422 187,075 218,911
Total state Los Teques 7,950 2,675,165 3,194,390

Other important towns

Other Languages
aragonés: Estato Miranda
Bân-lâm-gú: Miranda
беларуская: Міранда (штат)
български: Миранда (щат)
brezhoneg: Miranda (stad)
español: Estado Miranda
français: État de Miranda
한국어: 미란다 주
italiano: Miranda (stato)
kernowek: Miranda (stat)
Ladino: Miranda
Bahasa Melayu: Miranda (wilayah)
Nederlands: Miranda (staat)
日本語: ミランダ州
norsk nynorsk: Miranda i Venezuela
português: Miranda (estado)
română: Miranda (stat)
Runa Simi: Miranda suyu
Simple English: Miranda (state)
srpskohrvatski / српскохрватски: Miranda (savezna država)
Tiếng Việt: Miranda (bang)
中文: 米兰达州