In 2015, Venezuela had the world's highest inflation rate with the rate surpassing 100%, becoming the highest in the country's history.

Economic problems, as well as crime and corruption, were some of the main causes of the 2014–15 Venezuelan protests, which left more than 50 protesters killed.

  • Venezuela has largest boundary with Brazil which is approximately 2200 km.
  • Venezuela has shortest boundary with Guyana which is approximately 743 km.
  • The largest river in Venezuela is Negro which is 2250 km.
  • The largest export partner of Venezuela is US.
  • The largest import partner of Venezuela is US.
  • There are 60 seaports in Venezuela.

Special facts about Nobel Prize winners#

  • Venezuela has only 1 Nobel Prize winner Baruj Benacerraf. (Counting winners if born in Venezuela)

Tourist Attraction#

Hacha Falls spill in Canaima National Park, where minerals give water and sand a red tint.

National Facts#

  • The national bird of Venezuela is Venezuelan troupial.
  • Orchid is the national flower of Venezuela.
  • The national sport of Venezuela is Baseball.
  • The famous dance of Venezuela is Joropo.
  • The famous dish of Venezuela is Pabellón criollo.
Pabellón Criollo, Foto: source: Wikicommons unter CC
Pabellón Criollo
Foto: source: Wikicommons unter CC


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