Venezuela Facts

Venezuela Facts

Capital
Caracas

Population
25,730,435 (July 2006 est.)

Area
total: 912,050 sq km
land: 882,050 sq km
water: 30,000 sq km
slightly more than twice the size of California

Government
Federal Republic

Money
Bolivar (VEB)

Climate
tropical; hot, humid
more moderate in highlands

Languages
Spanish (official)
numerous indigenous dialects

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