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INDEX of GEOPOLITICAL AND GENERAL INFORMATION BY STATE

                 TÁCHIRA State

Geopolitical division 
The entity settles down as County of the Táchira in 1856. In 1863 figure as state 
Táchira. In 1867 it is annexed to the state Zulia. In 1881 it passes to be part of the Great State of 
Walk them, until in 1899 she/he is returned their state category. It is divided in twenty-two 
municipalities and thirty and new parishes. 

MAP VIAL 
The road of more important terrestrial communication is the corridor main north-south, constituted 
for the freeway San Cristobal-the Cold one and the troncal 5 or highway of the Plain. Among the populations 
they are counted: Abejales, New Basket, Old Basket, Columbus, Lamb, The Piñal, Screams Her, 
Lobatera, Michelena, Proclaimer, Queniquea, Blond, San Antonio, Seboruco, Táriba, Ureña and 
Umuquena. 

Basic DATA 
Capital 
San Cristobal 
Location 
Region of you Walk them 
Limits 
North: Zulia 
South: Hurry and Colombia 
This: Merida and Barinas 
West: Colombia 
Surface 
11 100 km2 
Percentage of the national territory 
1,21%. it is the décimasexta entity with bigger surface of the country. 

TOURISM 
In San Cristobal they are the thermal waters of The Corozo, The one Sulfurated and The Hot one, 
as well as the spa The Tambo. Besides San Cristobal's Cathedral, the church of San 
John the Baptist and that of The Ángel. Very close they are the National Parks: The Jet of the one 
Indian and The Tamá. In The Cold one they are remains of the old station of the Great Ferrocarril Táchira. In 
She/he Screams her the church of Our is Mrs. of the Ángeles, of the Sacred Spirit and the Sanctuary of 
Our Mrs. of Lourdes. Here she/he is the Park National Battalion and The Quarter note. In the 
road toward Old Basket (Freedom) it is the Monument to Cristo Rey. In Blond they are 
the thermal waters The Tampaco, the spa The Tambo, the Cave of the Saints, the church of 
Sacred Bárbara, and the Parque Museo Petrolia, where the machines can be appreciated with those 
that you began the oil exploitation in the country. The Bridge is in San Antonio of the Táchira 
International Simón Bolívar that communicates with Colombia. and The Mulera, town where she/he was born 
Juan Vicente Gómez. In Ureña it is the International Bridge Santander that also communicates 
with the neighboring country of Colombia. 

Geography 
Geology 
Their geologic history is bound to the region of you Walk them, going back to one of the chains 
older precámbricas of the world. For the movements orogénicos that were given from 
the precámbico until the tertiary, important flaws took place, as well as risings, 
sinkings and graves. 

Relief 
It is conformed by three types of landscapes: mountain, characterized by a topography 
sharp and irregular that occupies 64,5% of the surface; piedemonte, of configuration less 
accident victim, embraces 15%, and the alluvial plain that she understands 20,5%. The floors you 
they can summarize in plain floors and of mountain. The first ones are of alluvial origin, they possess 
high contents of nutritious and they are renovated by the constant contribution of silts, 
consequence of the one overflows of the main courses of water. Those of mountain, in the areas of 
bigger slope, they present strong intervention antrópica that has generated problems erosivos, 
and the floors in the valleys intramontanos that present bigger fertility. 

Climate 
According to the classification of Köeppen, the climates exist: tropical of height and tropical of high 
mountain. The difference among the climates is product of the presence of the Mountain range of those 
Walk that acts as barrier orográfica among the slope llanera, where the action prevails 
of the equatorial calms, and the lacustrine slope, under the action of the trade ones of the northeast. The 
régime unimodal of the rain in the slope llanera possesses ranges that vary among 1 120 mm 
in the Depression of the Táchira and 4 000 mm in the half basin of the Uribante. The régime bimodal 
of the slope lacustrina it presents variations among 750 mm, in the semi-arid regions of 
San Antonio and she/he Screams Her, and 2 700 mm, in the axis The Fría-Estación Táchira. 
The temperature is related with the height: below 1 600 m.s.n.m., it varies among 24 and 
28 ºC. In the 1 600 and 3 000 m.s.n.m. the half temperature is of 18 ºC and above the 3 
000 m.s.n.m., it is inferior to 11 ºC. 

Hydrography 
The rivers drenan their waters toward the valleys of the lake of Maracaibo (Táchira, Screams, Lobaterita, 
Umuquema, Escalante), and of the river Orinoco (Uribante, Golden, Quinimarí, Cold, Torbes, Navay). 
The most important lagoons are: of García and The Rosebush. The solid one mountainous Andean it provides 
of rivers that generate a great potential of resources hídricos. 

Vegetation 
The formations go from high, medium and low forests, going by arbustales and 
herbazales, until rosetales parameros. According to Holdridge they are present, from the forest 
very dry tropical until the moor pluvial subalpino. Inside these formations there are resources 
forest as: saquisaqui, samán, mijao, apamate, cedar, ceiba, bucare, guamo, jabillo and 
yokel. 

Fauna 
It is represented by the limpet rabuda, only known in this state. It is frequent the shrew 
Andean and the primitive marsupial or mouse shrew of you Walk them. The endemic birds are: 
tamá chócora, poncho cabecicastaño, becasina moorland and cockerel of the mountain. Among those 
ophidian: mapanare cejuda, only well-known in the Táchira. 

Mineral resources 
The energy resources and miners are based on reservations of coal and the potential hídrico. You 
she/he finds energy associated to the accumulations of vapor and underground waters. They are presented 
mineral resources as: limestone, clay, phosphate, plaster, kaolin, sand silícea, asphalt, coal, 
get paid and petroleum. 

Population 

According to the XII General Census of Population and Housing 1990 the population is represented for 
807 712 hab, what locates it in the ninth place with regard to the national total; the density is 
of 78,2 hab/km2. The biggest urban center is San Cristobal's city that together with others 
populations smaller aledañas conform the metropolitan area of the same name, with the one 
41,6% of the total estadal. They continue him in order of importance: Blond, San Antonio of the Táchira, The 
She/he screams, The Cold one, Táriba, San Juan of Columbus and Proclaimer. To be a border state, 
one of the most dynamic populational flows in Latin America presents, since it is receiving 
of immigrations coming from the Andean countries, mostly of Colombia. 


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