Venezuela is blessed with wonderful, miscellaneous geography. It has marshlands, mountains, Caribbean islands, rivers, glaciers, deserts, highlands, grasslands, canyons, mesas, forests, and jungles. Let’s have a look at miscellaneous Veneziola facts to uncover the miscellaneous of this country.
☀ The name of Venezuela comes from the Italian word “Veneziola”.
☀ Venezuela is the 33rd largest country in the world with a total area of 916,445 square kilometers.
☀ Venezuela is located in northern South America on the coast.
☀ The official language of Venezuela is Spanish.
☀ The official currency of Venezuela is the Bolivar Fuerte.
☀ Other exports of Venezuela include aluminum, steel, cement, and agriculture products.
☀ Venezuela has two weather seasons, the hot and wet season and the hot and dry season.
☀ Venezuela is home to one of the largest national parks in the world, namely Canaima National Park, which is located in Venezuela.
☀ Venezuela has six times Miss Universe winner and five times Miss World.
☀ The Joropo is the national dance of the country.
☀ Baseball is the most popular sport in Venezuela.
☀ Christopher Columbus was the first European to find the Venezuelan.
☀ 96% of the public of Venezuela are Roman Catholic.
☀ The country’s unemployment rate is around 8.1%.
☀ The official name of the country is the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela.
☀ Venezuela is divided into 23 states.
☀ Venezuela shares a land border with Guyana to the east, Colombia to the west, and Brazil to the south.
☀ Angel Falls, the worlds tallest waterfall is located in Venezuela.
☀ A type of small guitar named the cuatro is the national instrument of Venezuela.
☀ ‘Arepas’ is the national dish of Venezuela.
☀ A famous drink in Venezuela is ‘chicha Andina’, which made from rice or corn flour.
☀ Canaima National Park is the world’s sixth largest national park with an area of 30,000 square kilometers.
☀ Mothers have to carry their children’s birth certificate for buying baby products in Venezuela.
☀ Coke Zero was banned in Venezuela in 2009.
☀ The total population of Venezuela is 1,304,016 as of July 2017.
☀ Venezuela gained independence from Spain in July 1811.
☀ Capybara, the world’s largest rodent, which is found in the grassy plains of Venezuela.
☀ The world’s highest waterfall is Angel Falls, which is located in Venezuela.
☀ Venezuela became the first country to do away with the death penalty in 1863.
☀ Venezuela is 7th country in the world with the highest number of species.
☀ Venezuela ‘s furthermost latest constitution was adopted in 1999.
☀ Over 25,000 species of orchids can be found in Venezuela.
☀ There are over 1,400 bird species found in Venezuela.
☀ Lake Maracaibo is the largest and oldest lake, located in Venezuela.
☀ Venezuela’s gas prices are the cheapest in the world because of its oil reserves.
☀ Venezuela is home to one of the 17 most biodiverse countries on the planet.
☀ Over 3,900 species of fungi have been discovered in Venezuela.
☀ The capital city of Venezuela is Caracas.
☀ Venezuela is the eighth largest natural gas reserves.
☀ The Guri Dam is the world’s largest, which produces all the hydroelectric power the country relies upon.
☀ Venezuela was the most murderous place on Earth in 2015, where one person was murdered every 21 minutes.
☀ Venezuela had the world’s highest inflation rate in 2015 with over 141%.