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Colon, Venezuela


Colon is a town in the Venezuelan Andean state of Tachira. This town is the shire town of the Ayacucho Municipality and, according to the 2001 Venezuelan census, the municipality has a population of 48,982.

Demographics

The Ayacucho Municipality, according to the 2001 Venezuelan census, has a population of 48,982 . This amounts to 4.9% of Tachira's population. The municipality's population density is 262.1 people per square mile (101.20/km).

Government

Colon is the shire town of the Ayacucho Municipality in Tachira. The mayor of the Ayacucho Municipality is Gabino Paz Guerrero, reelected in 2004 with 47% of the vote. The last municipal election was held in October 2004.

Sites of interest

Religious buildings

Iglesia San Juan Bautista

Squares and parks

Plaza Bolivar

Plaza Sucre de Colon

Notable natives

Pedro Antonio Rios Reyna, Venezuelan classical musician.

External links

ayacucho-tachira.gob.ve

Information on the Ayacucho Municipality

More information on the Ayacucho Municipality

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