🇻🇪 Acarigua, founded as San Miguel de Acarigua, is a city in north-western Venezuela, in the northern part of the state of Portuguesa. Formerly the state capital, it is a major commercial centre for the northern Llanos region of South America. It is contiguous with the neighbouring city of Araure. Acarigua is served by the Oswaldo Guevara Mujica Airport.
Economy Acarigua is a principal commercial centre of the northern portion of the Llanos (plains), in which cattle, peanuts, sorghum, cashews, beans, cotton, corn (maize), and rice are the principal products. Media Acarigua is home to 3 regional newspapers, and the community TV station Siguaraya TV.
Acarigua has a population of over 203,400 people. Acarigua also forms one of the centres of the wider Portuguesa State which has a population of over 876,496 people.