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Study in Venezuela

Fancy studying in the Latin American nation of Venezuela? Click on the tabs below for more information about universities in Venezuela, student cities, lifestyle and more.

Fast Facts

  • Full name is the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela
  • Currency is the bolivar (one bolivar = 100 centimos)
  • Major exports include oil, steel, chemicals and agricultural products
  • Petroleum industry accounts for more than half of the government's revenue
  • Made up of 23 states and a capital district, which includes capital city Caracas
  • Home to the world’s highest uninterrupted waterfall, Angel Falls, which is 15 times higher than Niagara Falls
  • Located on the north coast of South America
  • Borders with Colombia, Brazil, Guyana and the Caribbean Sea
  • Most people live in cities near the Caribbean coast
  • Traditional cuisine includes lots of yams, beans, rice, beef, tropical fruits, seafood and arepas (stuffed corn pancakes)
  • Among the world's most biodiverse nations, with habitats including mountains, forests, plains, scrubland, rainforest, river deltas and beaches