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Cinco de Julio

Venezuela gained its independence from Spain on July 5, 1811. 1)


The largest river is the Orinoco, which has a length of 1.700 miles. 2)

Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela

The full name of the country is the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela. 3)

Pico Bolívar

The highest peak is Pico Bolívar 16,342 feet. 4)


A traditional Venezuelan dish is hallacas. 5)

Angel Falls

The country is home to the highest waterfall in the world, Angel Falls. 6)


Baseball is one of the most popular sports in Venezuela. 7)

Lake Maracaibo

Lake Maracaibo is the largest in South America. 8)

Christopher Columbus

The coast of Venezuela was discovered by Christopher Columbus. 9)


Capybara, the world's largest rodent, inhabits the grassy plains of the Llanos in Venezuela. 10)

Oil exporter

Venezuela was the world's largest oil exporter in the 20th century. 11)


One of the most popular musical genres in Venezuela is joropo. 12)

Cuatro guitar

The national musical instrument in Venezuela is the Cuatro, similar to a guitar, only smaller. 13)

Catatumbo lightning

In Venezuela's National Park at the mouth of the Catatumbo River, there are extremely spectacular storms also called Catatumbo. The lightning discharges are so powerful that you can read a book in the middle of the night next to them. 14)


Venezuela is home to one of the oldest geological formations on Earth - Roraima. It is estimated to have been forming for 2 billion years. 15)

venezuela.txt · Last modified: 2022/03/31 04:51 by aga