Chacao


Chacao

      city, northwestern Miranda state, northern Venezuela. The city, in a valley in the central highlands, was formerly a commercial centre in an agricultural area producing coffee, corn (maize), sugarcane, and fruit. With the growth of the national capital, it has become a residential and commercial part of the Caracas metropolitan area. Highways and expressways connect Chacao to downtown Caracas, approximately 5 miles (8 km) to the west. Pop. (1990 est.) 77,144.

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