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Venezuela Flag The Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela (Spanish: República Bolivariana de Venezuela) is a country in northern South Africa. It shares land borders with Brazil, Colombia, and Guyana, as well as having a coastline on the Caribbean Sea

As of 2009, the population of Venezuela was estimated as being 26,814,843. The country's capital and largest city is Caracas, which, as of 2009, had an estimated population of 3,196,514.

Venezuela Country Details


Country Name Venezuela
Political Status Country
Geographic Location South America
Flag Venezuela Flag
Principal Language Spanish
Capital Caracas


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Books about Venezuela


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Venezuela: The Bradt Travel Guide
By Russell Maddicks

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Venezuela: The Bradt Travel Guide
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Venezuela is a long-overlooked paradise for backpackers, adventure travellers and also hikers, climbers, rafters and birders. From horse-trekking in the Andes to choosing a desert island on which to be ‘marooned’, travellers will find everything they need in this new edition. Packed with unparalleled information on hotel and restaurant options, Bradt’s Venezuela pays particular attention to national parks and wild areas, but includes plenty of hip urban information too.

Lonely Planet Venezuela (Country Travel Guide)
By Kevin Raub & Tom Masters

Lonely Planet
Paperback (312 pages)

Lonely Planet Venezuela (Country Travel Guide)
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Nobody knows Venezuela like Lonely Planet, and our 6th edition helps you explore its astounding natural beauty and safely navigate its chaotic cities. Laze on a white-sand Caribbean beach, climb to the top of otherworldly Roraima, admire the world’s highest waterfall or party with Caracas’ in-crowd – we’ll show you how.

Lonely Planet guides are written by experts who get to the heart of every destination they visit. This fully updated edition is packed with accurate, practical and honest advice, designed to give you the information you need to make the most of your trip.

In This Guide:

Full color highlights chapter features author and traveler favorites
Green Index helps make your travels ecofriendly
Unmatched outdoor activity coverage includes trekking, diving and wildlife-watching
Socialist Dreams and Beauty Queens: A Couchsurfer's Memoir of Venezuela
By Jamie Maslin

Brand: Skyhorse Publishing
Hardcover (304 pages)

Socialist Dreams and Beauty Queens: A Couchsurfer s Memoir of Venezuela
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Couchsurfer, hitchhiker, and rogue wanderer Jamie Maslin embarks on a couchsurfing adventure to the homeland of “firebrand,” “populist,” “anti-American” president Hugo Chavez: the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela.

Alone in the crime capital of the world Maslin immediately finds himself in trouble—arrested by knife-wielding police officers and inoculated with an unwanted vaccination. After a terrifying start in Caracas, he soon leaves the teeming city and travels to the places tourists never see, staying on the couches of people he befriended online just days earlier, and meeting everyone from fervent social revolutionaries to the country’s wealthy elite. He sets off in search of mile-high waterfalls, flat topped jungle plateaus, rolling deserts, and the famous lightning that appears suddenly in the sky with no rain or thunder. Visiting sprawling slums and opulent mansions, Maslin offers a fascinating and timely social, cultural, and histori- cal introduction to a country increasingly in the headlines.

Often irreverent, frequently informative, and habitually funny, this is the remarkable account of a young adventurer’s journey through a breathtakingly beautiful and dynamic country where the politics of oil and social revolution are never far from the surface. 24 full-color photographs

Lonely Planet South America on a shoestring (Travel Guide)
By Lonely Planet, Sandra Bao, Gregor Clark, Brian Kluepfel & Carolyn McCarthy

Lonely Planet
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Lonely Planet South America on a shoestring (Travel Guide)
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#1 best-selling guide to South America *

Lonely Planet South America on a Shoestring is your passport to the most relevant, up-to-date advice on what to skip, what hidden discoveries await you, and how to optimize your budget for an extended continental trip. Drift between river towns in the Amazon, shake it in Rio de Janeiro or hustle for traditional crafts in Ecuador all with your trusted travel companion. Get to the heart of South America and begin your journey now!

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  • Insider tips to save time and money and get around like a local, avoiding crowds and trouble spots
  • Essential info at your fingertips - hours of operation, phone numbers, websites, transit tips, prices
  • Budget-oriented recommendations with honest reviews - eating, sleeping, sight-seeing, going out, shopping, hidden gems that most guidebooks miss
  • Cultural insights give you a richer, more rewarding travel experience - history, lifestyle, arts, religion, outdoor activities, cuisine, sports, environment, politics
  • Over 170 maps
  • Covers Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guyana, Paraguay, Peru, Suriname, Uruguay, Venezuela and more

The Perfect Choice: Lonely Planet South America on a Shoestring is perfect for both exploring top sights and taking roads less traveled.

  • Looking for just a few of the destinations included in this guide? Check out Lonely Planet Argentina, Brazil or Chile & Easter Island, our most comprehensive guides that cover South America's top sights and offbeat experiences.

Authors: Written and researched by Lonely Planet, Regis St Louis, Sandra Bao, Celeste Brash, Gregor Clark, Alex Egerton, Brian Kluepfel, Tom Masters, Carolyn McCarthy, Kevin Raub, Paul Smith, Phillip Tang, Lucas Vidgen

About Lonely Planet: Since 1973, Lonely Planet has become the world's leading travel media company with guidebooks to every destination, an award-winning website, mobile and digital travel products, and a dedicated traveler community. Lonely Planet covers must-see spots but also enables curious travelers to get off beaten paths to understand more of the culture of the places in which they find themselves.

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Isla Margarita, Venezuela: Including its History, Porlamar, Playa Parguito, Playa Caribe, and More
By Sam Night

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Isla Margarita, Venezuela: Including its History, Porlamar, Playa Parguito, Playa Caribe, and More
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Discover Isla Margarita like never before. Whether you are a first time traveler or avid visitor of this region of the world, this book is the perfect guide for you. Read about all the amazing surprises you could find while strolling in the city and all the must see places. Included in this book are the Playa El Yaque, the Playa Caribe, Coche Island, Cubagua, and everything in between. With content from a huge community of contributors, you get the convenience and security of a real print travel guide, but with fresh data and content.

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