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Acarigua

Administration
Full nameAcarigua
CountryVenezuela
StatePortuguesa State
MunicipalityMunicipio Páez
FoundedSeptember 29 1670
Geography
Total Area67.6 sq mi (175 km2)
Demography
Metro (pop.)208495
Other information
Time zoneVST (UTC-4:30)

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Acarigua is a city in northwestern Venezuela, in the northern part of the state of Portuguesa at coordinates . The city's population is 116 551 (1990) but now estimated at 208,495 for 2008. Formerly the state capital, it is a major commercial center for the northern Llanos region of South America. It is contiguous with the neighboring city of Araure.




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