Venezuela

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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How Are These Invasive Soft Corals Choking Venezuela’s Reefs?

Forbes 17 Jun 2024
Marine biologists in Venezuela are racing against the clock to stop an invasive species of soft coral that are ravaging reefs ... ....
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Russian navy fleet, including frigate, nuclear-powered sub, arrives in Cuba

Al Jazeera 13 Jun 2024
“It also reminds Russia’s friends in the region, including US antagonists Cuba and Venezuela, that Moscow is on their side,” he said. Russian marines stand guard on top of the Russian nuclear-powered submarine Kazan in Havana’s harbour [Yamil Lage/AFP] ... also stop in Venezuela....

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