Yaracuy, Venezuela Genealogy

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[Description of the state]

General Information

The state of Yaracuy is located in the center-West of the country and limits by the north with the state Falcon, to the east with the States Carabobo and Cojedes, to the west with the state Lara and to the south with the states Cojedes and Portuguesa.

The territory of the Yaracuy state belonged to the Province of Venezuela, created in 1527, soon to the Province of Caracas and later to the Province of Carabobo. By means of the Law of Territorial Político Division of the Republic of 1824, the territories of the Yaracuy state were included/understood the Province of Carabobo, to which the corners of San Felipe, Yaritagua and Nirgua belonged. In the territorial division of 1856, Yaracuy had been erected and was one of the 21 territorial units that conformed to the country.

In 1864, under the Federalist Constitution Yaracuy state happens to denominate itself and in later years it was object of several modifications until the year 1899, when twenty federal states according to the Constitution of 1864 settle down, among them Yaracuy, that since that stays like federal organization.

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  • Venezuela is officially called: Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela.
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