Venezuela

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Capital,land,and water that border it ,terrain,area,and population

The capital of Venezuela is caracas.Venezuela was one of three countries that emerged from the collapse of Gran Colombia in 1830 (the others being Colombia and Ecuador). For most of the first half of the 20th century, Venezuela was ruled by generally benevolent military strongmen, who promoted the oil industry and allowed for some social reforms. Democratically elected governments have held sway since 1959. Current concerns include: a polarized political environment, a politicized military, drug-related violence along the Colombian border, increasing internal drug consumption, over dependence on the petroleum industry with its price fluctuations, and irresponsible mining operations that are endangering the rain forest and indigenous peoples.The area is very bit it it twice the size or California.the land is also big it is 4,993 km.

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culture, activities to do and the climate

  • If you’re thinking about traveling to Venezuela on vacation or business, here’s a collection of historical and fun facts aboutVenezuela to help you understand the history of Venezuela, it’s geography, Venezuela’s climate and weather, Venezuela’s culture, and more The history of Venezuela begins around 1522, when Venezuela was first colonized by Spain, and then later became the first Spanish American colony to declare independence in 1811.Venezuela, officially called the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela, is a country on South America’s northern coast that’s home to approximately 29 million people.Venezuela shares a border with Columbia to the west, Guyana to the east, and Brazil to the south.Historically, Venezuela’s culture has been influenced by indigenous, Spanish (Caribbean), and African influences that you can see in it’s art, music, and architecture.People that want to travel to Venezuela often search the Internet and think back to articles they’ve read about the country. When you read newspapers articles about Venezuela, it’s common to hear about Venezuela’s oil production, or controversial political statements by President Hugo Chavez, but there’s so much more to Venezuela to enjoy, see and explore! It is in Venezuela that you’ll find the world’s highest waterfall, Angel Falls (Salto Ángel in Spanish) where water drops over 3,211 feet (979 meters).Venezuela’s northern coastline along the Caribbean is the longest stretch of Caribbean coastline of any country. If being on a beautiful caribbean beach is your style, head to the Northern coast of Venezuela to enjoy a relaxing day on the sand overlooking clear blue sea, or go scuba diving, bonefishing, scuba diving, kite surfing, wind surfing, paragliding and other recreational activities.Looking for an exciting nightlife? Head to Venezuela’s capital, Caracas and party it up in a salsa or rock night club. Or take it easy in Caracas and travel to a regional festival, shop for beautiful arts and crafts, or take in a baseball game at the local stadium. http://www.republica-de-venezuela.com/about-venezuela/facts-about-venezuela.php

THE FLAG,ECONOMY AND THE GOVERMENT

A horizontal tricolor of yellow, blue and red with the National Coat of Arms of Venezuela on the hoist side of the yellow band and an arc of eight white five-pointed stars centered in the blue band. The current flag of Venezuela was introduced in 2006.Venezuela’s economic freedom score is 34.3, making its economy the 176th freest in the 2015 Index. Its score has decreased by 2.0 points since last year, reflecting declines in half of the 10 economic freedoms including labor freedom, monetary freedom, investment freedom, and business freedom. Venezuela is ranked 28th out of 29 countries in the South and Central America/Caribbean region, and its overall score is far below the world and regional averages.Over the past five years, economic freedom in Venezuela has declined by 3.3 points, primarily due to deteriorations in the management of government spending, labor freedom, business freedom, and investment freedom. Recording the fifth largest score drop of any country graded, Venezuela has registered its lowest economic freedom score ever in the 2015 Index.Venezuela’s economic collapse has been preceded by blatant disregard for the basic foundations of the rule of law and limited government. The administration of Nicolás Maduro has pushed government finances to the brink despite some of the world’s largest petroleum reserves. Price controls and import barriers have expanded the informal sector. With monetary stability severely eroded by high inflation, the livelihood of the poor and middle class has deteriorated severely.

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