The information below contains geography information for Venezuela, including climate, weather,
cities, and area information. You can also check out the
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Geography of Venezuela
Area: 912,050 sq. km. (352,143 sq. mi.); slightly more than twice the size of California. Capital--Caracas (metro. area pop. est. 2.8 million, 1990 census). Other major cities--Maracaibo, Valencia, Barquisimeto.
Terrain: Andes Mountains and Maracaibo Lowlands in northwest; central plains; Guiana Highlands in southeast.
Climate: Varies from tropical to temperate, depending on elevation.