Coordinates: 8°N 66°W / 8°N 66°W / 8; -66

Venezuela (i/ˌvɛnəˈzwlə/ VEN-ə-ZWAYL; Spanish: [beneˈswela]), officially the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela (Spanish: República Bolivariana de Venezuela), is a federal republic located on the northern coast of South America. It is bordered by Colombia on the west, Brazil on the south, Guyana on the east, and the islands of Trinidad and Tobago to the north-east. Venezuela's territory covers around 916,445 km2 (353,841 sq mi) with an estimated population around 33,221,865. Venezuela is considered a state with extremely high biodiversity (currently ranks 7th in the world's list of nations with the most number of species), with habitats ranging from the Andes Mountains in the west to the Amazon Basin rain-forest in the south, via extensive llanos plains and Caribbean coast in the center and the Orinoco River Delta in the east.

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Barbecues and good vibes when Arizona Diamondbacks' Venezuelan players get together

Azcentral 23 Feb 2024
The three venezolanos (people from Venezuela) will be key players for the Diamondbacks this season — Suarez, the primary third baseman who was a Seattle Mariner last year, Moreno the primary catcher who had a breakout season for the DBacks in 2023 and Rodriguez, the talented ......

Oil spill crisis in Caribbean Sea: satellite images reveal escalation

Madhyamam 18 Feb 2024
The spill is now transcending Trinidad and Tobago's marine area and encroaching into Grenada's southernmost marine region, raising concerns about potential ramifications for neighbouring Venezuela, as highlighted by the European Space Agency (ESA) ... on birds and marine animals....

Image: Sentinel-1 captures Tobago oil spill

Phys Dot Org 16 Feb 2024
The ship, identified as The Gulfstream, ran aground and overturned off the southern shores of Tobago Island ... The spill is moving out of Trinidad and Tobago's marine area and into Grenada's southernmost marine area—which could affect neighboring Venezuela ... Provided by European Space Agency. Citation. Image ... This document is subject to copyright ... .......