Welcome to Venezuela! By: Meghana
The Venezuelan Flag: Fast Facts: • Venezuela is republic. • The area is 353,841 sq miles • The official language is Spanish • The currency used is Bolívar Fuerte • About 29 million people live in Venezuela! • The name “Venezuela” is Spanish for “little Venice” • Caracas is the capital of Venezuela and is the largest city in the country!
The Amazon Angel Falls Canaima National Park Lake Maracaibo
5 Interesting Facts • Women who win Miss Universe and Miss World are often from Venezuela. • Lake Maracaibo of Venezuela is regarded as the largest lake in South America. • The first European to • discover Venezuela was • Christopher Columbus. • Venezuela was the largest oil exporter in the world in the early twentieth century. • Venezuela means “Little Venice”.
National Holidays • January 1: Año Nuevo/New Year • April 19: Declaration of Independence • May 1: Día de los Trabajadores/Labor Day • June 24: Batalla de Carabobo • July 5: Dia de la Independencia/Independence Day • July 24: Birthday of Simon Bolivar • October 12: Dia de la Raza/Columbus Day • December 25: Navidad/Christmas
5 Famous People Oscar D'León Hugo Chavez Simon Bolivar Luis Aparicio MajandraDelfino
Agriculture Corn Rice Sorghum Cane sugar
10 QUESTIONS • This whole project was on the country Venezuela. • About 29 million people live in Venezuela. • The world’s smallest waterfall is Angel Falls. • A famous person from Venezuela is Oscar Delfino. • There are only 2 main religions in Venezuela. • Sugarcane is made in Venezuela. • Cane sugar is made in Venezuela. • Venezuela means “Grand Venice”, because it is a bigger version of Venice. • The official language of Venezuela is Latin. • The highest temperature in Venezuela was 90 degrees in March.