Venezuela Vacations and Tourism Guide
Who was there
Surface:Venezuela has a total land area of 882,050 sq km.
Population: The population of Venezuela is about 26,023,500 (2007), consisting of Spanish, Italian, Portuguese, Arab, German and African ethnicities.
System of government: Venezuela has a federal republic government.
Capital: Caracas, with a population of about 3,276,000, is the capital of Venezuela.
Religion: Roman Catholicism is the predominant religion.
Official Language: Spanish is the official language of Venezuela.
Government: Venezuela has a federal republic government.
Climate: Venezuela experiences a tropical climate which is hot and humid, albeit it is moderate in the highlands.
Units of measure and electricity: Venezuela follows the metric system; the official electricity unit is 120 V, 60 Hz.
Time Zone: Venezuela’s standard time zone is GMT – 4.
Currency: Bolivar (1 € = 2,865.73 VEB).
Travel documents required: Americans, UK nationals, Canadians, Australians, South Africans, New Zealanders and the Irish require a Tourist Entry Card; all other nationals require a visa.