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Los Teques


Los Teques is the capital city of the Venezuelan state of Miranda. Its population is 140,617 (2001).

History

The city was founded in 1777 and was named after the Aractoeques Carabs, an indigenous tribe that once inhabited the area. On February 13, 1927, the capital of the Miranda State was moved to this city from Petare .

Geography

Temperature: Varies from 18 and 26 degrees Celsius.

Transportation

On November 3, 2006, President Hugo Chavez inaugurated the Los Teques Metro. This metro system is connected to the Caracas Metro.


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