Los Teques is the capital city of the Venezuelan state of Miranda. Its population is 140,617 (2001).
The city was founded in 1777 and was named after the Aractoeques Carabs, an indigenous tribe that once inhabited the area. On February 13
, the capital of the Miranda State
was moved to this city from Petare
(before being in Petare, the capital of Miranda was in Ocumare del Tuy
Temperature: Varies from 18 and 26 degrees Celsius.
On November 3
, President Hugo Chávez
inaugurated the Los Teques Metro
. This metro system is connected to the Caracas Metro