Venezuela

By : Nicole Tavira

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Geographical features and climate

The climate on the mountainous Andean regions are significantly cooler, and temperatures can drop to around 9°C (48°F). Venezuela's rainy season runs from May to December.

A major river is the Rio Orinoco which flow through Venezuela to Colombia. It can also be very hot and humid.

And then some mountains are the Andes mountains and the Maracaibo lowlands in the northwest

Language spoken

Spanish

Greetings and Gestures

  • Handshakes
  • Hugs

Gestures

A gesture is when in a soccer game they score a goal. They scream out "GOOOOOOOOL" They do it because they are happy that their team scored a point.
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Currency

Venezuelan bolívar
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Population

30.41 million people
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Education

15 or older - 93.4% can read and write, one of the highest literacy rates in the region

The literacy rate in 2003 was estimated to be 93.8% for males and 93.1% for females

Type of government

They have a federal republic style of government

Popular food

Pastitsio


It is made with tubular pasta and lots of creamy béchamel cause. Like a regular lasagna but just a little more ingredients

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Religions (s) EC

There main religion is Roman Catholics.

Hugo Chavez EC

He was the president of Venezuela from 1999 until his death in 2003