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Maracay
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Flag of Maracay
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Official seal of Maracay
Seal
Nickname(s): 
"Ciudad Jardín"
(English: Garden City)
Country  Venezuela
State Aragua
Municipality Girardot
Founded March 5, 1701
Area
 • Total 911.57 km2 (351.96 sq mi)
Elevation
436 m (1,430 ft)
Population
 (2011)
 • Total 955,362
 • Density 1.439/km2 (3.73/sq mi)
 • Demonym
Maracayero(a)
Time zone UTC-4 (VET)
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (not observed)
Postal codes
2101, 2102, 2103, 2104
Area code(s) 0243
Climate Aw
Website Alcaldía de Maracay (in Spanish)
The area and population figures are for the municipality

Maracay (Spanish pronunciation: [maɾaˈkaj]) is a city in north-central Venezuela. It is the capital of the state of Aragua. About 955,362 people lived here in 2011.

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