Everything you should know
before Traveling to VENEZUELA

31 March 2022
Capital: Caracas
Currency: Venezuelan Bolivar
Official Language: Spanish
Dial Code: +58
Emergency Number: 911, 171
GDP: 204.29 billion USD (2019)
Population: 28.89 million (2018)
Time Zone: UTC−4 Venezuela Standard Time
TheSassyBlogger Flag: The color Yellow Represents the riches of the country, the wealth of Venezuelan soil, gold, sovereignty, harmony, justice and agriculture, as well as the Sun, the source of Light and color Blue represents the Sea of the Caribbean that surrounds the country, as well as the Venezuelan beaches while the Red color represents the spilled blood in the battle of independence from Spain.

VENEZUELA Known for:

1. Natural Gas
Venezuela is abundant in natural resources, like shimmering gold, and a variety of in-demand crops. However, it’s most economically rich because of the nation’s easy availability of natural gas: petroleum. This country boasts the biggest traditional oil reserves and the second-biggest natural gas reserves in the Western Hemisphere.
2. Beauty pageants
Venezuela has an impressive record when it comes to winning beauty pageants. This country has captured more Miss World pageant titles than any other nation on the planet. A pageant powerhouse, Venezuela has produced seven Miss Universe winners, seven Miss Internationals, and six Miss Worlds.
3. The Caroni River
Known as the second most significant river in the country, the second in terms of flow and one of the longest river, The Caroni River is about 952 kilometers long stretching from the TepuiKukenan and meeting with River Orinoco. If you are a nature lover, this is the perfect place for you.

Best Food that you should taste once:
1. Pabellon criollo
Pabellon criollo is a traditional Venezuelan dish, the local version of the rice and beans combination found throughout the Caribbean. It is a plate of rice, shredded beef in stew and stewed.
2. Tequeno
Tequeño is a fried breaded cheese stick or a spear of bread dough with queso blanco (fresh cheese) stuffed in the middle, and is a popular meal or snack in Venezuela.
3. Cachapa
They can be made like pancakes of fresh corn dough, or wrapped in dry corn leaves and boiled. The most common varieties are made with fresh ground corn mixed into a thick batter and cooked on a budare, like pancakes; the cachapa is slightly thicker and lumpier because of the pieces from corn kernels.

Best Places to visit:
1. Caracas
Caracas is the capital and largest city of Venezuela, and the center of the Metropolitan Region of Caracas. Caracas is located along the Guaire River in the northern part of the country, within the Caracas Valley of the Venezuelan coastal mountain range. Caracas has some of the tallest skyscrapers in Latin America, such as the Parque Central Towers. The Museum of Contemporary Art of Caracas is one of the most important in South America.
2. Punto Fijo
Punto Fijo is the capital city of the municipality of Carirubana in northern Falcón State, Venezuela. It is located on the southwestern coast of the Paraguaná Peninsula. Its metropolitan area includes the parishes of Norte, Carirubana, Punta Cardón and the parish of Judibana in the municipality of Los Taques. Punto Fijo is the largest city in Falcón State.
3. Valencia
Valencia is the capital city of Carabobo State and the third-largest city in Venezuela. The city is an economic hub that contains Venezuela's top industries and manufacturing companies. It is also the largest city in the Valencia-Maracay metropolitan region.
4. Maracay
Maracay is a city in north-central Venezuela, near the Caribbean coast, and is the capital and most important city of the state of Aragua. Most of it falls under the jurisdiction of Girardot Municipality. In Venezuela, Maracay is known as "Ciudad Jardín".
5. Cumana
Cumana is the capital City of Venezuela's Sucre State. Cumaná was one of the first cities founded by Europeans in the mainland Americas and is the oldest continuously-inhabited European-established city in South America. Its early history includes several successful counters by the indigenous people of the area who were attempting to prevent Spanish incursion into their land, resulting in the city being refounded several times.

Best Season to visit
Summer- If you’re looking for the very warmest time to visit Venezuela, the hottest months are September, May, and then April The warmest time of year is generally late March where highs are regularly around 91°F (32.8°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 74.7°F (23.7°C) at night.

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