Where is Venezuela?

Venezuela is located in the South America region at latitude 6.42375 and longitude -66.58973 and is part of the South American continent.

The DMS coordinates for the center of the country are:

  • 6° 25' 25.50'' N
  • 66° 35' 23.03'' W

You can see the location of Venezuela on the world map below:

Venezuela Neighboring Countries

The neighboring countries of Venezuela (VE) are:

  1. Brazil (BR)
  2. Colombia (CO)
  3. Guyana (GY)

Maritime Borders

Venezuela borders with the Caribbean Sea.

Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of) Related Content

Venezuela Key Facts

CountryVenezuela (Bolivarian Republic of)
CoordinatesLatitude: 6.42375
Longitude: -66.58973
Country CodesAlpha 2: VE
Alpha 3: VEN
Country Flag Emoji🇻🇪
Int. Phone Prefix+58
Capital cityCaracas
Continent
Subcontinent
South America
South America
Country Area912,050 sq km
Population 202128,704,947
World Rank: 50
Median Age28.1
Life expectancy70.6
Major languagesSpanish
UTC/GMT TimeNumber of time zones: 1
  • UTC-04:30
Internet TLD.ve
Biggest AirportSimón Bolívar International Airport (Caracas)
Average temperature27.00 °C
80.60 °F
Administrative Divisions1 federal dependency 1 federal district 23 states
Political systemPresidential representative democratic republic

Venezuela Economy Facts

World Bank Income Group
World Bank RegionLatin America & Caribbean
CurrencyBolivar Fuerte (VEF)
GDP in 2020$214.5 (billions of USD)
World Rank: 48
GDP per capita in 2020$6,200
World Rank: 91
Major Industries / Economic SectorsOil and gas, manufacturing, agriculture, energy
Top 5 Import CountriesUnited States, China, Brazil, Colombia, Argentina
Top 5 Export CountriesUnited States, China, India, Brazil, Argentina

Biggest Cities in Venezuela

Here are the largest cities in Venezuela based on 2021 population data:

City Population
Caracas 1,943,901
Maracaibo 1,551,539
Valencia 1,484,430
Barquisimeto 1,059,092
Ciudad Guayana 751,331
Catia La Mar 661,897
Ciudad Bolivar 567,953
Santa Teresa del Tuy 525,321
Maturin 514,046
Barcelona 448,016

Map of Venezuela with the Largest Cities

Other Countries in the South America Region