Venezuela has been named the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela since 1999. It is located on the northern coast of South America. It borders Columbia to the east, Brazil to the south and Guyana to the west.
Caracas is the capital and largest city of Venezuela.
The population of the country is 29 million.
Baseball is the most popular sport in the country.
Venezuela has 43 national parks. The range of habitats is very diverse. It snows in the Venezuelan Andes though the country is in a tropical region. The country supports a large amount of animal and plant life.
Some of the largest reserves of natural gas and oil in the world are found in Venezuela. This is the reason for their offering the cheapest gasoline price in the world. The economy is also supported by solid manufacturing and agriculture industries apart from crude oil and natural gas.
Pico Bolivar is the highest mountain at 4,979m and Angel Falls is the highest waterfall found in Venezuela.
The currency is called the bolivar fuerte named after the liberator of the country, Simon Bolivar.
The official language of Venezuela is Spanish.
The people here are mostly Roman Catholics with nearly 92% of the population following this religion. Religion is very important to the Venezuelan people.
The capital and largest city of Venezuela.
Is situated on the Atlantic Ocean north of the equator on the mainland of South America.
is a continent located in the Western Hemisphere, mostly in the Southern Hemisphere, with a relatively small portion in the Northern Hemisphere. It can also be considered as a subcontinent of the Americas.
Is a country located in northern South America bordered by French Huiana to the east, Guyana to the west, Brazil to the south and Atlantic coast to the north.
Is a country located in the southeast of South America between Argentina and Brazil.
Is the largest country in South America and the only Portuguese-speaking country in the Americas.
Is the third largest country in South America and located in the central portion of South America.
is one of the most popular freshwater aquarium fish species in the world.
Is an enclave surrounded by the Republic of South Africa.