|Land Area||882,050 km2|
|Water Area||30,000 km2|
|Total Area||912,050km2 (#32)|
|Government Type||Federal Presidential Republic|
|GDP (PPP)||$469.00 Billion|
|GDP Per Capita||$15,100|
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ATTRACTIONS: (a few major)
Major attractions include Caracas and its cultural attractions and shopping venues; Angel Falls; Caribbean beaches; Isla Margarita with its miles of unspoiled coastline and sandy beaches; Andes Mountain vistas, including Pico Bolivar; the Orinoco River and the Guiana Highlands with its wonders of the Amazon Jungle.
CONVENTION AND VISITOR BUREAUS:
- Electricity: 110/120V, 60Hz
- Times to Travel: Venezuela's location just above the equator ensures a pleasant climate throughout the year. There is one dry season - December to May, the rest of the year is wet.
The dry season is favored by those who want to participate in outdoor activities. However, some of the sights, especially the waterfalls, are much more impressive in the wet season.
There are three peak travel times - Christmas, Carnaval and Holy Week. It is important to book accommodations well in advance during those holiday times.
TOURISM SITES AND LINKS:
- Angel Falls
- Avila National Park (Spanish)
- Carnaval - Venezuela
- Gran Sabana (Spanish/English)
- Guide to Venezuela
- Isla Margarita
- Los Llanos
- Los Roques Archipelago National Park
- Ministry for Tourism
- Think Venezuela
- Unesco World Heritage Site
- Venezuela Airports
- Venezuela Bird Watching
- Venezuela Events & Festivals
- Venezuela National Parks
- Venezuela Tuya
PASSPORTS - TRAVEL VISAS - WARNINGS:
- NOTE: Before making your travel plans to any worldwide destination, we strongly recommend you authenticate important details regarding all applicable health, passport and visa requirments. The people at Travel Visa Pro can answer all of your questions!
Which Is The Largest Ethnic Group In Venezuela?
Venezuela has an ethnically diverse population because of its colorful history and the peoples that have resided in the country over the centuries. People of mixed European, Amerindian, and African descent constitute over half of the country’s population. They are collectively termed “Mestizos”. Those of European, Black African and Amerindian descent constitute the rest of the population.