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Caracas - Photo by (A3R) angelrravelor (A3R) - CC-BY

 

Population mid-1999 ..............................................23,203,466
GNP per capita 1997 (Atlas method, US$)...........3,480
GNP 1997 (Atlas method, US$ billions)................ 79.3
Unemployment.....................................................................11.5%
Average annual growth 1991-97
Population (%) ....... 2.2
Labor force (%) ....... 3.0
 

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Resources and links about Venezuela

Los Nevados, Merida, Venezuela - Photo by NileGuide.com - CC-BY

Total Area...................................................................352,143 sq. mi.
Poverty (% of population below national poverty line)...... 26
Urban population (% of total population) ............................... 86
Life expectancy at birth (years)..................................................... 73
Infant mortality (per 1,000 live births)........................................ 21
Child malnutrition (% of children under 5) ............................... 5
Access to safe water (% of population) ..................................... 79
Illiteracy (% of population age 15+) ............................................8

Go to Capital Caracas City Profile - To Venezuela History

 

CIA - The World Factbook -- Venezuela __ Detailed look at the country of Venezuela including history, people, culture, political structure, econonics and many other topics. - From US Central Intelligence Agency - http://www.cia.gov/cia/publications/factbook/geos/ve.html

Caracas News __ Keep up with what is happening in Venezuela. Good coverage on the rest of the world as well. - illustrated - From Caracas News - http://www.caracasnews.com/ 

Colleges and Universities - Venezuela __ List of schools including direct links. - From Christina DeMello - http://www.mit.edu:8001/people/cdemello/ve.html
 
Country Profile: Venezuela __ A general overview including Venezuela history, political structure, Venezuela culture, leaders, media, and more. "Historically one of South America's more stable democracies, Venezuela has one of the largest known oil deposits in the world as well as huge quantities of coal, iron ore, bauxite and gold." - illustrated - From BBC - http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/world/americas/country_profiles/1229345.stm

Doing Business in Venezuela __ "This page provides a snapshot of each country’s aggregate ranking on the ease of doing business and on each of the ten topics that comprise the overall ranking. Data is also provided for each country for all the 10 topics covered in the database." Starting a business, dealing with licenses, employing workers, getting credit, paying taxes and much more. - From doingbusiness.org/The World Bank Group - http://www.doingbusiness.org/ExploreEconomies/?economyid=201

Economy of Venezuela __ "The economy of Venezuela is based on oil, although efforts have been made to develop heavy industry, e.g. steel and aluminium, and revive the agricultural sector." An encyclopedic article with links to related materials. - From wikipedia - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Economy_of_Venezuela 



Embassy of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela in the United States of America __ A lot of information about Venezuela in their official embassy website. - illustrated - From Embassy of Venezuela - http://www.embavenez-us.org/
 
Maps Of Venezuela __ You will find a wide variety of Venezuela map resources. Select Venezuela maps from MapQuest, Merriam-Webster, Perry-Castaņeda Library Map Collection and others. - From embassyworld.com - http://www.embassyworld.com/maps/Maps_Of_Venezuela.html

pictures of Venezuela at picturesofplaces.com - venezuela pictures ... __ "Venezuela pictures including Caracas, Lake Maracaibo, Canaima, Orinoco Delta, Playa Medina, Andes Mountains, Angel Falls, and more!" - illustrated - From picturesofplaces.com - http://www.picturesofplaces.com/CentralSouthAmerica/venezuela.html 

Think Venezuela - The Tourism Directory of Venezuela __ Thinking of a vacation. Here you can find many reasons to consider Venezuela. - illusatrated - From Think C.A. - http://www.think-venezuela.net/

Trade Shows in Venezuela,Trade Fairs in Venezuela,Venezuela Trade ... __ "Find information on Venezuela trade shows, trade fairs, trade exhibitions, business trade shows, business trade fairs, ..." - From biztradeshows.com - http://www.biztradeshows.com/venezuela/ 
 
Venezuela __ An excellent tool for anthropology and historical research. "Handbook Series sponsored by the U.S. Department of the Army between 1986 and 1998. Each study offers a comprehensive description and analysis of the country or region's historical setting, geography, society, economy, political system, and foreign policy." - From Library of Congress - http://countrystudies.us/venezuela/

Venezuela __ A guide to Venezuela law, constitution/s, legal history, international agreements and more. - From Law Library of Congress - http://www.loc.gov/law/guide/venezuela.html

Venezuela __ Good overview including Venezuela history, Venezuela culture and statistics. - illustrated - From Infoplease - http://www.infoplease.com/ipa/A0108140.html

Venezuela __ "Venezuela is a country of striking natural beauty and dramatic contrasts: the snowcapped peaks of the Andes in the west; steamy Amazonian jungles in the south; the hauntingly beautiful Gran Sabana plateau, with its strange flat-topped mountains, in the east; and 3000km (1860mi) of white-sand beaches fringed with coconut palms lining the Caribbean coast. South America's largest lake, Lake Maracaibo, and third-longest river, the Orinoco, are also here, and the country boasts the world's highest waterfall, Angel Falls. It is also home to a wide variety of exotic plants and animals, including the jaguar, ocelot, tapir, armadillo, anteater, and the longest snake in the world, the anaconda." History, culture, statistics and more. - illustrated - From Lonely Planet - http://www.lonelyplanet.com/destinations/south_america/venezuela/

Venezuela: Geography, Maps and Information __ You will find a collection of resources including Venezuela geography, Venezuela maps and links to related articles. - From about.com - http://geography.about.com/library/maps/blvenezuela.htm 

Venezuela - Introduction __ An excellent overview of Venezuela including travel tips, Venezuela history and Venezuela culture. - illustrated - from interKnowledge corp - http://www.geographia.com/venezuela/

venezuela map and map of venezuela and information page __ An atlas style page chock-full of various maps of Venezuela, statistics, and general information. - illustrated - From worldatlas.com - http://worldatlas.com/webimage/countrys/samerica/ve.htm


 
Venezuela Photos __ Galleries of click-to-enlarge photo images, pictures of Venezuela. - illustrated - From trekearth.com - http://www.trekearth.com/gallery/South_America/Venezuela/

Venezuela Photos, Flag, Map and Travel Information __ You will find several galleries of pictures of Venezuela as well as an 'atlas' style summary with maps of Venezuela and more. - illustrated - From pbase.com - http://www.pbase.com/world/venezuela 

Venezuela Video Clips __ You will find video clips related to the country. 'Caution' only a portion of the Venezuela video clips have been reviewed by archaeolink.com. There may be material in others some would find objectionable. - From searchforvideo.com - http://www.searchforvideo.com/countries/venezuela/

 
 

 

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