FACTS ABOUT VENEZUELA

Some basic and statistical data on Venezuela, the information is subject to census and updates, which in some cases may differ from  the current. The presentation of this data on this site is primarily has an orientative character.

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VENEZUELA IN FACTS:

Capital
and largest city

Caracas
10¬į30‚Ä≤N 66¬į58‚Ä≤W

Official language

Spanish[b]

Ethnic groups (2011[1])

  • 54.5% Mestizo
  • 40.2% European
  • 2.8% Black
  • 2.7% Amerindian
  • 0.7% Afrodescendant
  • 0.6% unknown

Demonym

Venezuelan

Government

Federal presidential constitutional republic

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President

Nicol√°s Maduro

 - 

Vice President

Jorge Arreaza

 - 

Speaker of the National Assembly

Diosdado Cabello

Legislature

National Assembly

Independence

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from Spain

5 July 1811 

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from Gran Colombia

13 January 1830 

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Recognized

30 March 1845 

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Current constitution

20 December 1999 

Area

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Total

916,445 km2 (33rd)
353,841 sq mi

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Water (%)

0.32[d]

Population

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2011 census

28,946,101 (44th)

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Density

30.2/km2 (181st)
77/sq mi

GDP (PPP)

2013 estimate

 - 

Total

$408.805 billion[2]

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Per capita

$13,634[2]

GDP (nominal)

2013 estimate

 - 

Total

$382.424 billion[2]

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Per capita

$11,527[2]

Gini (2010)

39[3]
medium

HDI (2013)

 0.748[4]
high · 71st

Currency

Bolívar fuerte[e] (VEF)

Time zone

VET (UTC‚Äď4¬Ĺ)

Drives on the

right

Calling code

+58

ISO 3166 code

VE

Internet TLD

.ve