Sucre (state)

This article is about the state in Venezuela. For the location in Barinas, see Antonio José de Sucre, Venezuela. For other uses, see Sucre (disambiguation).
State of Venezuela


Coat of arms
Anthem: Himno del Estado Sucre

Location within Venezuela
Country Venezuela
Created 1909
Capital Cumaná
  Governor Luis Acuña (2012present)
  Total 11,800 km2 (4,600 sq mi)
Area rank 14th
  1.29% of Venezuela
Population (2011 census)
  Total 896,921
  Rank 10th
  3.34% of Venezuela
Time zone UTC-04:30
ISO 3166 code VE-R
Emblematic tree Roble (Oak) (Platymiscium diadelphum)

Sucre State (Spanish: Estado Sucre, IPA: [esˈtaðo ˈsukɾe]) is one of the 23 states of Venezuela. The state capital is Cumaná. Sucre State covers a total surface area of 11,800 km² and, as of the 2011 census, had a population of 896,921. The most important river in the state is the Manzanares River.



Race and ethnicity

According to the 2011 Census, the racial composition of the population was:[1]

Racial composition Population %
Mestizo N/A 54.7
White 375,688 38.5
Black 47,815 4.9
Other race N/A 1.9

Notable People

See also


Coordinates: 10°38′44″N 63°02′20″W / 10.64556°N 63.03889°W / 10.64556; -63.03889

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