What natural resources can be found in this country and what is the most valuable resource?
- The natural resources that can be found is coal, steel, iron, and aluminum. Oil is its most valuable natural resource. Limestone, bauxite, gold, diamonds and emeralds are also mined.
Who is Simon Bolivar and what did he do?
- He was a Venezuelan military and political leader. Played a key role in Latin America's successful struggle for independence from the Spanish empire and is considered one of the most influential politicians in the history of the Americas.
What is a regular day like for a 12 year old in Venezuela?
Kids enjoy technological gadgets like the Nintendo and Wii. Parents often sign their children up for after-school educational activities. Countryside children enjoy riding bicycles and playing football and baseball in open areas.
Why is the Orinoco River so important?
- This river is a valuable source of hydroelectric power for Venezuela's cities. Hydroelectric power is electricity that is generated by flowing water. This river flows across the llanos.