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About Bruzual



Bruzual is one of the 14 municipalities of the state of Yaracuy, Venezuela. The municipality is located in southwestern Yaracuy, occupying an area of 417 km2 with a population of 59,059 inhabitants in 2001. The capital lies at Chivacoa. It is named after Venezuela's independence hero Manuel Ezequiel Bruzual.

The main agricultural irrigation system in the Bruzual Municipality is the Yaracuy River where the Cumaripa Dam aids the growing of sugar cane crops and maize and smaller scale farming of oranges and yams.

Among its main tourist attractions is the Maria Lionza Natural Monument in the mountains of Sorte. Bruzual has a community radio station FM 97.7 Jirah