Trujillo, Trujillo

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Top:Panoramic view of Trujillo, from La Paz Monument, Second:Panoramic view of Trujillo and Trujillo Cathedral, Gonzalico Hills, (Cerro de Gonzalico), Bottom:Cristobal Mendoza Square (Plaza Cristobal de Mendoza) (all items were left to right)
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Coordinates: 09°22′00″N70°25′59″W / 9.36667°N 70.43306°W / 9.36667; -70.43306 Coordinates: 09°22′00″N70°25′59″W / 9.36667°N 70.43306°W / 9.36667; -70.43306
Country Flag of Venezuela.svg Venezuela
State Trujillo
Founded9 October 1557
Elevation
1,400 m (4,600 ft)
Population
  Total38,110
   Demonym
Trujillano(a)
Time zone UTC−4 (VET)
Postal code
3150
Area code(s) 0272
Climate Aw
Website Alcaldía de Trujillo (in Spanish)

Trujillo is the capital city of Trujillo State in Venezuela. [1] About 40,000 people live in this city, [2] located in El Valle de Los Mukas.

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La Virgen de la Paz Monument in Trujillo, the tallest statue in South America. Monumento a la Paz (Virgen de la Paz, Estado Trujillo).jpg
La Virgen de la Paz Monument in Trujillo, the tallest statue in South America.
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Monument of Trujillenses Heroes.

History

Founded by one of the "Conquistadores de America", Diego García de Paredes (1506 - 1563), son of Diego García de Paredes (the father), (1466-1534), Spanish soldier and duellist, native of Trujillo in Extremadura, Spain.

In 1678, Trujillo was the farthest point in a daring raid on Spanish-held Venezuela, carried out by six pirate ships and 700 men led by the French buccaneer Michel de Grammont.

Twin cities

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References

  1. Corte, Trujillo (Venezuela : State) Gobernador (1959). Exposición del ciudadano gobernador del Estado Trujillo doctor Luis La Corte a la Asamblea Legislativa en sus sesiones ordinarias de 1959: con motivo de la presentación del proyecto de ley de presupuesto de ingresos y gastos públicos para el año fiscal 1959-1960 (in Spanish). Secretaría y Oficina de Relaciones Públicas, Sección de Public.
  2. Jamail, Milton H. (2008-01-01). Venezuelan Bust, Baseball Boom: Andres Reiner and Scouting on the New Frontier. U of Nebraska Press. p. 115. ISBN   978-0-8032-1742-3.