Venezuela Table of Contents
Formal Name: Republic of Venezuela.
Short Form: Venezuela.
Term for Citizens: Venezuelan(s).
Size: Approximately 912,050 square kilometers.
Topography: Four well-defined regions--Maracaibo lowlands in the northwest, northern mountains stretching from Colombian border along the Caribbean Sea, central Orinoco plains (llanos), and Guiana highlands in southeast.
Climate: Varies from tropical humid to alpine depending on elevation, topography, and prevailing winds. Rainy season for most regions runs from May through November.
Data as of December 1990