Bolivarian Republic of

Venezuela

 

 

 

 

·Capital : Caracas

·Official languages : Spanish

 

·Government : Federal Republic

 - President : Hugo Chávez Frías

 

·Independence from Spain

 - Date : July 5, 1811

·Independence from Gran Colombia

 - Date : January 13, 1830

 - Recognised : March 30, 1845

                      

·Area: 916,445 km²

  

·Papulation

 - 2007 estimate : 27,730,469

 - 2001 census : 23,054,210

 - Density : 30.2 /km²

 

·GDP(PPP) : 2006 estimate

  - Total : $176.4 billion

  - Per capita : $8,900

 

·Currency : Bolívar