El Hatillo Municipality is an administrative division of the State
of Miranda, Venezuela; along with Baruta, Chacao, Libertador and Sucre, it is
one of the five municipalities of Caracas, the capital of Venezuela. It is
located in the southeastern area of Caracas, and in the northwestern part of
the State of Miranda.
The seat of the municipal
government is El Hatillo Town, founded in 1784 by Don Baltasar de León, who was
instrumental in the area's