Venezuela's flagLocation: South America
Official name: Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela
Formation (date of independence / date current borders were established): 1830 / 1830
Capital city: Caracas
Population: 29 million / 85 people per sq mile
(33 people per sq km)
Total land area: 352,143 square miles (912,050 square km)
Language(s) spoken: Spanish (official language), an Amerindian language
Main religions: Roman Catholic 96%, Protestant 2%, Other 2%
Ethnic mix: Mestizo 69%, White 20%, Black 9%, Amerindian 2%
Government type: Presidential system
Currency: Bolívar Fuerte = 100 céntimos
Literacy rate: 95%
Calorie consumption (daily per person): 2582 kilocalories

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