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  • Capital city: Caracas
  • Population: 28,047,938 (2011)
  • Size of country: 912,050 sq km
  • Currency: Venezuelan bolívar
  • Power supply: 110 Volts
  • Sockets: US-style two-pin variety
  • Language: Spanish
  • Time difference: GMT - 4.5 hours
  • Visas: British nationals may visit Venezuela as a tourist with a valid passport without a visa for a maximum stay of 90 days
  • Religion: nominally Roman Catholic 96%, Protestant 2%, other 2%
  • Popular dishes: Pabellon Criollo, combination of carne mechada (shredded beef), arroz blanco (white rice), caraotas negras (black beans) and tajadas (fried plantains).
  • Popular drinks: Papelón con limón (sugarcane juice mixed with lemon
  • Did you know: Venezuela is a land of superlatives, it boasts the world’s: longest Caribbean coastline; tallest waterfall; longest and highest cable car and most ancient rocks.
  • FCO advice: FCO travel advice
  • World Travel Guide: World Travel Guide / Venezuela
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