• Officially: Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela
  • Capital: Caracas


  • PopulationL 31.5 million
  • Languages: Spanish, indigenous languages
  • Religion: Christianity
  • Life expectancy: 70 years (men), 79 years (women)
  • Currency: bolivar


  • Area: 881,050 sq km (340,561 sq miles)


  • The highest waterfall in the world is Angel Falls, located in the Canaima National Park in Venezuela.
    • Angel Falls is 3,212 feet tall, is over half a mile.
    • Angel Falls lead into the Carrao River.
    • During the hottest months of the year, the water from the falls evaporates before it hits the ground.