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La Victoria, Aragua

La Victoria is a city in the state of Aragua in Venezuela.

It is famous for the independence battle of 12 February 1814, where Jose Felix Ribas led a young and inexperienced army that succeeded in halting the royalist troops of Jose Tomas Boves at La Victoria. Venezuela celebrates "Youth Day" every 12 February in La Victoria, with a ceremony usually presided over by the President of the Republic.

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