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Caucagua


Caucagua is a Venezuelan city in the state of Miranda, and is capital of the Acevedo Municipality.

The town of later Caucagua was called as Valle de Araguata about 1690, It was refounded with the name of Caucagua in 1752. Bishop Mariano Marti gave it the name Nuestra Senora del Valle de la Santa Cruz de Caucagua in 1784. The population in 1783 was 2,422. Jose Marcial Ramos Guedez Historia del Estado Miranda, Ediciones de la Presidencia de la Republica, Caracas, Venezuela, 1980.

In the 2000 census, the population was estimated at 35,000. Caucagua is fairly prosperous because it is in crossroads between Caracas, the east of Venezuela, and the rest of the Miranda state. The city is also an agricultural nucleus, mainly due to its production of cacao in the bordering areas.

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