Vargas state(informe en ingles)

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* Population………………………………………………………………

* Climate…………………………………………………………………….

* Traditions………………………………………………………………

* Gastronomy………………………………………………………….

* Typical costume…………………………………………………………

* Traditional music…………………………………………………….

* Dance typical……………………………………………………

* Sites of interest……………………………………………………..

*Attachments…………………………………………………………..

Population
Population: For the year 1999 was estimated a population of 346.780 inhabitants. Parishes with the highest population concentration are: Catia La Mar (36, 82%), Maiquetía (22.50%) and Caracas (10.70%)...
It represents the 1.8 per cent, approximately from the national territory.
 (2007 EST.) After the tragedy in 1999
- Total 332, 90
The 1.29% of Venezuela
Vargas State covers a total surface area of 1,497 km².Climate

The climate is classified as tropical and warm. The annual average temperature oscillates between 25, 6º and 27º Celsius. According to the climatic classification of Koeppen, the climate is of steppe characterized by dryness, because the evaporation surpasses precipitations. Annual precipitation varies from 1530 to 900 mm.
In La Guiara greater rainfall are those occurring fromSeptember to December.

Traditions

The Afro-Venezuelan music is the representation par excellence of all this region, the main folkloric celebrations where the drums and the joy of the population present, are:

* Biblical Magi (January 6). Christianity in the Vargas state celebrates the Magi on the day of Epiphany, January 6, the last of the twelve days of Christmas, with the name of the threekings ("Los Tres Reyes Magos"), receive wish letters from children and magically bring them gifts on the night before Epiphany.

* Virgin of La Candelaria day (February 2). The Celebrations of the Virgin of La Candelaria, is conformed by the conducts of popular faith, dances and cultural manifestations, disguises, masks and bands who lead expressions festive sensitivity.

* The Burial ofthe Sardine (From February 7 to February 12). Like all festive period, the Carnival has a beginning and an end, before the Lent, the citizens burns a symbolic doll.

* Saint Joseph day (March 19). As so many other traditions in the Vargas state, the celebration of Saint Joseph day is commemorated on March 19.
* Virgin of El Carmen day (July 16). Masses, processions, and celebrations,unites the devotee people of the Virgin of El Carmen, each July 16.

* Our Lady of Coromoto (celebrated three times in the year, February 2, February 8 and September 11). The Venezuelan people celebrate to their spiritual pattern in three occasions every year, February 2, February 8 and September 11. The National Sanctuary of the Virgin of Coromoto, place of encounter of great peregrinations, wasdeclared Basilic by the Pope Pius XII, on May 24, 1949.

* Feast of the Holy Innocents (December 28). The Catholic Church commemorates the eighth day of the birth of Jesus, with the death of the Holy Innocents, in honor to the children assassinated by order of the King Herod. In Venezuela and the Vargas state, December 28 is a day for pranks, equivalent to April fool’s Day in many countries.Prank victims are called inocentes.

* Saint John the Baptist day (June 24). In Venezuela, the celebrations in honor to Saint John the Baptist have singular importance from the colonial time to the present, mainly in those Afro-Venezuelan populations.

Gastronomy

Shellfish and fish are the favorite dishes of the new State of Vargas. Vargas, as land linked to products of the sea, has adelicious cuisine based on fresh, salty fish and shellfish. In as far as drinks Can Be Mentioned: the Papelón with lemon,Juices of tropical fruits, coconut drinks, Guarapita, Among Others.We also have a Variety of sweets Such as the rice with coconut,rice with milk, and canned coconut kisses, sweet Milky, mango and guava, etc.
The dishes of the area are...
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