Venezuela

by sean deaner

fast facts

continent-south America

capital-Caracas

population-29,275,460

area-352,144 sq. miles

main language- Spanish

main religion-catholic

distance from washing dc- 2053.56 miles

area of culture greetings

men greet friends with an abrazo (patting each other on the back)


women greet each other an abrazo for women (kiss on the cheek)


in conversations they get close , if a American is talking to a Venezuelan it is improper to back away

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Fun in the Sun. 2007. Photograph. Collection of CultureGrams. ProQuest, 2015. Web. 13 Nov 2015.

area of culture food

people usually purchase breakfast or brunch or flat corn meal patties


lunch is the biggest meal dinner is very light


family's usually gather on Sundays for lunch, only for certain religions


roadside trucks usually sell hamburgers and hot dogs

area ofculture holidays

the Venezuelans have the same holidays as us the Americans but some are new


after Christmas the kids receive presents from the three kings


one of the new holidays are carnival

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Decorative Mask. 2006. Photograph. Collection of CultureGrams. ProQuest, 2015. Web. 17 Nov 2015.

AREA OF CULTURE RECREATION

baseball is extremely popular several players are in the MLB


soccer is not very popular


vacation is very popular


the Venezuelans enjoy dancing

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Kite Flying. 2006. Photograph. Collection of CultureGrams. ProQuest, 2015. Web. 17 Nov 2015.

area of culture government

head of state and head of government Nicolas Madura


capital-Caracas


has six years in office until reelection


can be elected unlimited amount of times


government has 165 members

my choice

I would like to play recreation my favorite sport is baseball. I would like to find out what carnival it is a new holiday for the Americans. I think the government is very neat because they have six years in office and can be elected unlimited amount of times.

Venezuela: Flag. 2015. ProQuest.


Venezuela. ProQuest, 2015. CultureGrams Online Edition. Web. 18 Nov. 2015.