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Venezuela

Venezuela Venezuela is a country with thousands of different experiences. In one hand you have the mystical jungle, on the other you have buzzing cities. Venezuela is a country to visit if you want to experience nature to its fullest, explore the Amazon river and see the tallest waterfall in the world. Salto del Angel, over 1000 meters high. Venezuela is the ultimate destination to satisfy your nature seeking cravings.

Area: 912.290 Km²
Population: 23.917.000 (2001 est.)
Density: 26 pop/Km²

System of government: Presidential Federal Republic
Capital: Caracas (2.500.000 pop., 3.010.000 urban aggl.)
Major cities: Maracaibo 1.600.000 pop., Valencia 1.460.000 pop., Maracay 900.000 pop., Barquisimeto 800.000 pop.
Ethnic majority: Mestizo and mulatto 70%, White 20%, Black 9%, Amerindian 1%
Border countries: Colombia WEST, Brazil SOUTH, Guyana EAST

Principal mountains: Pico Bolivar 5007 m
Principal rivers: Rio Orinoco 2140 Km, Rio Apure 820 Km
Principal lakes: Lago de Valencia 238 Km²
Principal islands: -
Climate: Equatorial

Language: Spanish
Religion: Catholic 92%
Currency: Bolivar (VEB)

Fixed public holidays: 1/1, 19/3, 19/4, 1/5, 24/6, 29/6, 5/7, 24/7, 15/8, 4/9, 12/10, 24/10, 1/11, 8/12, 25/12, 31/12
Dialling code: 0058
GMT: -4

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