What is Venezuela?

  • (noun): A republic in northern South America on the Caribbean; achieved independence from Spain in 1811; rich in oil.
    Synonyms: Republic of Venezuela


Venezuela (i/ˌvɛnəzˈweɪlə/ VEN-uh-ZWALE-uh, ), officially called the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela (Spanish: República Bolivariana de Venezuela ), is a country on the northern coast of South America. Venezuela's territory covers around 916,445 square kilometres (353,841 sq mi) with an estimated population of 29,105,632. Venezuela is considered a state with extremely high biodiversity, with habitats ranging from the Andes mountains in the west to the Amazon Basin rainforest in the south, via extensive llanos plains and Caribbean coast in the center and the Orinoco River Delta in the east.

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List Of State Leaders In 1877 - South America
... Uruguay - Lorenzo Latorre, President of Uruguay (1876–1879) Venezuela - Antonio Guzmán Blanco, President of Venezuela (1870–1877) Francisco Linares Alcántara, President of ...
Chico Carrasquel - Legacy
... Carrasquel's influence in Venezuela may have extended into the geopolitical arena as well ... threatened to destabilize the country, Walter Donnelly, the United States Ambassador to Venezuela, arranged for members of the Carrasquel family, Venezuelan sportswriters and ... Donnelly said that he believed the event was a setback for communist propagandists in Venezuela ...
East-West Railway, Venezuela - Section: Turén - El Baúl - Calabozo
... An earlier version of this page was translated from the Spanish Wikipedia . ...
Venezuela - Culture - Other
... Venezuela is well known for its successes in beauty pageants ... Miss Venezuela is a big event in the country, and Venezuela has received 6 Miss World, 6 Miss Universe, 6 Miss International and 1 Miss Earth titles ... important Venezuelan architect of the modern era he designed the Central University of Venezuela, (a World Heritage Site) and its Aula Magna ...
Venezuela Women's National Volleyball Team
... The Venezuela women's national volleyball team is the national team of Venezuela ... The dominant forces in women's volleyball on the South American continent are Brazil, Peru and Argentina ...