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Maracay

(märäkī`), city (1990 pop. 354,196), capital of Aragua state, N Venezuela, at the eastern end of Lake Valencia. It is a commercial, agricultural, and industrial city. Its products include sugar, rubber, paper, and cloth. Maracay was modernized in the early 20th cent. by the dictator Juan Vicente GómezGómez, Juan Vicente
, 1857–1935, caudillo of Venezuela (1908–35). Of indigenous and white parentage, Gómez was born on a ranch in the Western Andes and grew up a nearly illiterate cattle herder.
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, who built an opera house, a bull ring, gardens, and a triumphal arch.

Maracay

 

a city in northern Venezuela and the administrative center of the state of Aragua. Population, 192,900 (1970). Maracay has a railroad station. It is a highway junction and an important trade center. Among its industries are food processing, textiles, leather and footwear, wood products, and chemicals. New industrial enterprises are being constructed in the vicinity of Maracay. The city was founded in the second half of the 17th century.

Maracay

a city in N central Venezuela: developed greatly as the headquarters of Juan Vicente G?mez (1857--1935) during his dictatorship; textile industries. Pop.: 1 138 000 (2005 est.)
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