Venezuela is famous for many things, among which is oil, people, food and tourist attractions. Venezuela is one of the world's top oil producers, its major export. In fact it has 297 billion barrels in oil reserves.Continue Reading
Venezuela is famous for its people, including its great ethnic diversity. Citizens are from ethnic groups with Spanish, Italian, Portuguese, German, Arab, African and indigenous ties. Yet, of all these different groups 96 percent consider themselves Roman Catholics. According to CNN, one of the most famous Venezuelans is Hugo Chavez, president of Venezuela from 1998 to 2013 when he died of cancer. Prior to his presidency, Chavez attempted two unsuccessful coups. Venezuelans elected him president three times.
Venezuela is also famous for its food, among which are the popular desserts dulce de leche and flan. Dulce de leche is a thick caramel sauce made with sugar and milk, and flan is a sweet dessert with a gelatin-like consistency. Finally, Venezuela is famous for its stunning tourist attractions, such as Angel Falls and La Isla Margarita. Angel Falls is known as the largest waterfall in the world, measuring 3,211 feet and is located in the Canaima National Park. La Isla Margarita boasts crystalline waters and pristine beaches.Learn more about South America
Historically, the national motto of the South American country of Venezuela is "Dios y Federacion." The English translation of the phrase is "God and Federation."Full Answer >
Venezuela has four major physical features: the Maracaibo lowlands, the mountains that run along the western border of the country, the Orinoco plains and the Guiana highlands. The country has a number of rivers, lakes, forests and areas of land that are rich for farming and petroleum products as well.Full Answer >
Major tourist attractions in Paraguay include Ciudad del Este, Cerro Cora National Park, Itaipu Dam, Iguazu Fall, Filadelfia, Ybycui National Park, Jesus and Trinidad Jesuit Ruins and the country's capital city of Asuncion. Paraguay is famed for its natural beauty, enchanting culture and rich history.Full Answer >
Venezuela is located along the northern coast of South America, encompassing more than 350,000 square miles. Bordering countries include Colombia to the west, Brazil to the south and Guyana to the east. Caribbean islands near the coast of Venezuela include Aruba, Curacao, Grenada, the Leeward Antilles and Trinidad and Tobago.Full Answer >