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Venezuela Flag The Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela (Spanish: República Bolivariana de Venezuela) is a country in northern South Africa. It shares land borders with Brazil, Colombia, and Guyana, as well as having a coastline on the Caribbean Sea

As of 2009, the population of Venezuela was estimated as being 26,814,843. The country's capital and largest city is Caracas, which, as of 2009, had an estimated population of 3,196,514.

Venezuela Country Details


Country Name Venezuela
Political Status Country
Geographic Location South America
Flag Venezuela Flag
Principal Language Spanish
Capital Caracas


Web Sites about Venezuela


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Books about Venezuela


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Venezuela: The Bradt Travel Guide
By Russell Maddicks

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Venezuela: The Bradt Travel Guide
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Venezuela is a long-overlooked paradise for backpackers, adventure travellers and also hikers, climbers, rafters and birders. From horse-trekking in the Andes to choosing a desert island on which to be ‘marooned’, travellers will find everything they need in this new edition. Packed with unparalleled information on hotel and restaurant options, Bradt’s Venezuela pays particular attention to national parks and wild areas, but includes plenty of hip urban information too.

Venezuela - Culture Smart!: The Essential Guide to Customs & Culture
By Russell Maddicks

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Released: 2012-10-30
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An influential oil producer with a colorful and charismatic president at its helm since 1999, Venezuela is a vast, sometimes frustrating, but never dull country. It is one of the most complex countries in Latin America and one of the least understood. An ambitious attempt to benefit the poor and redistribute oil wealth by President Hugo Chavez has seen a major political transformation in recent years that has put a severe strain on its traditional ties with the USA. He has made steadfast attempts to confront his powerful northern neighbor and reduce Venezuela’s economic dependence on the United States. However, Miami remains the top holiday destination for Venezuelans traveling abroad, baseball beats soccer as the preferred sport, and teenage girls still cover their bedroom walls with American idols like Justin Bieber. Venezuelans are known for being friendly, gregarious, and outgoing. They value family over everything and love to criticize the status quo, but they are also fiercely proud and protective of their homeland and react poorly to criticism of their country from outsiders. Culture Smart! Venezuela takes you beyond the stereotypical descriptions of a tropical petro-state, famous for its beauty queens and its populist president, to provide you with an insider’s understanding of the country and its people. Practical tips, valuable insights, and vital statistics will help you get to the heart of this vibrant, sometimes contradictory, and increasingly important country.
Lonely Planet Venezuela (Country Travel Guide)
By Kevin Raub & Tom Masters

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Lonely Planet Venezuela (Country Travel Guide)
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Nobody knows Venezuela like Lonely Planet, and our 6th edition helps you explore its astounding natural beauty and safely navigate its chaotic cities. Laze on a white-sand Caribbean beach, climb to the top of otherworldly Roraima, admire the world’s highest waterfall or party with Caracas’ in-crowd – we’ll show you how.

Lonely Planet guides are written by experts who get to the heart of every destination they visit. This fully updated edition is packed with accurate, practical and honest advice, designed to give you the information you need to make the most of your trip.

In This Guide:

Full color highlights chapter features author and traveler favorites
Green Index helps make your travels ecofriendly
Unmatched outdoor activity coverage includes trekking, diving and wildlife-watching
Venezuela: The Bradt Travel Guide by Russell Maddicks (2011-02-01)
By Russell Maddicks

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Venezuela (Borch Maps)
By Borch

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Folded laminated road map. Scale 1:1,750,000. Distinguishes roads ranging from expressways to country lanes. Legend includes paths, international/national airports, sights, museums, theatres, churches, castles, monuments, ruins, caves, yachting/windsurfing sites, beaches, scuba diving sites, police stations, hospitals, golf courses, bus stations, gas stations, car ferries, checkpoints, waterfalls, national parks, nature reserves, viewpoints, indian reservations, hotels, markets. Includes inset map of Amazone territory, greater Caracas, Caracas, Isla Margarita, Islas Los Roques, Porlamar. Indexed.
Amazing Pictures and Facts About Venezuela: The Most Amazing Fact Book for Kids About Venezuela (Kid's U)
By Mina Kelly

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Kid’s U presents… Venezuela - Amazing Pictures and Facts About Venezuela

Have you ever wondered where Venezuela is located. What foods are popular in Venezuela? What language do they speak?

In this book you will explore the wonders of Venezuela, finding the answers to these questions and so many more. Complete with incredible pictures to keep even the youngest of children captivated, you will all embark on a little journey into the great unknown.

In school our children aren’t taught in a way that makes them curious and want to learn. I want to change that!

This book will show your children just how interesting the world is and help ignite a passion for learning.

Your children will learn how to:

  1. Become curious about the world around them.

  2. Find motivation to learn.

  3. Use their free time to discover more about the world-and have fun while doing so!

And much more!

Table of Contents

Introduction

Chapter 1- What is the Official Name of Venezuela?

Chapter 2- What is the Capital City of Venezuela Called?

Chapter 3- Where is Venezuela Located?

Chapter 4- How Big is Venezuela?

Chapter 5- What is the Most Popular Sport of Venezuela?

Chapter 6- How Many People Live in Venezuela?

Chapter 7- How Many Animals Live in Venezuela?

Chapter 8- What Types of Animals Live in Venezuela?

Chapter 9- What is the Longest River in Venezuela Called?

Chapter 10- What is the Currency of Venezuela Called?

Chapter 11- What is the Official Language of Venezuela Called?

Chapter 12- What is the National Instrument of Venezuela?

Chapter 13- What does the Flag of Venezuela Look Like?

Chapter 14- Are There Mountains in Venezuela?

Chapter 15- What is the National Flower of Venezuela?

Chapter 16- Are There Waterfalls in Venezuela?

Chapter 17- What are the Main Religions Practiced in Venezuela?

Chapter 18- What Types of Food are Popular in Venezuela?

Chapter 19- What are the Exports of Venezuela?

Chapter 20- What is the Climate Like in Venezuela?


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