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Maturín

Maturin
Administration
Full nameMaturín
Official nameMaturín
Motto"La Ciudad más limpia de Venezuela"
CountryVenezuelaVenezuela
StateMonagas
MunicipalityMaturín
Government
MayorJosé Maicavares (2008 2012)
Geography
Total Area5153.9 sq mi (13352 km2)
Elevation219.8 ft (67 m)
Demography
Urban (pop.)593333

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Maturín (-esmatuˈɾin or -esmatuˈɾiŋ) is a city in Venezuela, the capital of the Venezuelan state of Monagas and a centre for instrumental exploration and development of the petroleum industry in Venezuela. The metropolitan area of Maturín has a population of 401,384 inhabitants. Maturín is also a busy regional transportation hub, connecting routes from the northeastern coast to the Orinoco Delta and the Gran Sabana.


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