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Lara State

Estado Lara
Flag of Lara State
Flag
Coat of arms of Lara State
Coat of arms
Anthem: Himno del Estado Lara
Location within Venezuela
Location within Venezuela
Country Venezuela
Created 1901
Area
 • Total 19,800 km2 (7,600 sq mi)
Area rank 11th
  2.15% of Venezuela
Population
 (2015 census)
 • Total 2,019,211
 • Rank 5th
  6,75% of Venezuela
Time zone UTC-04:00
ISO 3166 code VE-K
Emblematic tree Semeruco (Malpighia glabra)

Lara is one of the 23 states of Venezuela. The state capital city is Barquisimeto.

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