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Venezuela

Venezuela Destinations Travel Guide

 

 

 

Language: Spanish

Calling code: +58

Currency: Bolivar fuerte (VEF)

 

 

 

Venezuela, officially called the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela, is an American country located in the northern part of South America, consisting of a continental part and a large number of small islands and islets in the Caribbean Sea, whose capital and largest urban agglomeration is the city of Caracas, with a territorial extension of 916,445 km². The continental territory is bordered on the north by the Caribbean Sea and the Atlantic Ocean, on the west by Colombia, on the south by Brazil and on the east by Guyana. With this last country, the Venezuelan Government maintains a claim for Guayana Esequiba over an area of ​​159,542 km². For its maritime areas, it exercises sovereignty over 71 295 km² of territorial sea, 22 224 km² in its contiguous zone, 471,507 km² of the Caribbean Sea and the Atlantic Ocean under the concept of exclusive economic zone, and 99 889 km² of continental shelf. This marine zone borders those of thirteen States, the country has an extremely high biodiversity and ranks 7th in the world list of nations with the highest number of species. There are habitats that go from the mountains of the Andes in the west to the tropical forest of the Amazon basin in the south, through the extensive plains of the Llanos, the Caribbean coast and the Orinoco delta in the east.

 

Travel Destinations in Venezuela

 

Angel Falls

 

Angel Falls located on Auyantepui plateau in Bolivar State in Venezuela is the highest waterfall in the World.

Los Roques Archipelago

 

Archipielago los Roques located North of Caracas is made up of 350 islands with untouched marine biosphere.

Cueva del Guácharo

 

Cueva del Guacharo National Park located in Venezuela is a nature preserve dedicated to preservation of underground biosphere.

Delta del Orinoco

 

Delta del Orinoco or delta of river Orinoco is a unique wetland biosphere situated in the eastern Orinoco.

Henri Pittier National Park

 

Henri Pittier National Park or Parque Nacional Henri Pittier is a nature reserve situated in the state of Aragua in Venezuela.

Mochima Nacional Park

 

Mochima National Park or Parque Nacional Mochima is a massive protected area in the Sucre State in in the North Venezuela.

Caura River

 

Río Caura or River Caura is one of the tributaries of the Orinoco River located in the Bolívar State of Venezuela.

Mount Roraima

 

Mount Roraima influenced famous author Arthur Conan Doyle to write his book The Lost World in 1912.

Salto Aponguao

 

Slato Aponguao is a beautiful waterfall on Aponguao river that is one of the tributaries of the Orinoco river in Venezuela.

Teleférico de Mérida

 

Teleférico de Mérida or Mérida Cable Car is situated in Merida in Venezuela.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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