Venezuela

Front Cover
ABDO, Aug 1, 2011 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 144 pages
Explore diverse landscapes, travel back in time, and discover unique populations, all without leaving your chair! Start your international tour in Venezuela, land of Simón Bolívar, Ávila Mountain, Angel Falls, the Orinoco River, and so much more. This colorful, informative book introduces Venezuela's history, geography, culture, climate, government, economy, and other significant features. Sidebars, maps, fact pages, a glossary, a timeline, historic and full-color photos, and well-placed graphs and charts enhance this engaging title. Countries of the World is a series in Essential Library, an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company.
 

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Contents

A Visit to Venezuela
7
Political boundaries of Venezuela
11
Snapshot
15
Geography Stunning Landscapes
17
Geography of Venezuela
19
Climate of Venezuela
25
Animals and Nature Land of Biodiversity
31
History Nation Building
43
Economics Oils Ups and Downs
103
Resources of Venezuela
105
Venezuela Today
115
Timeline
128
Facts at Your Fingertips
130
Glossary
134
Additional Resources
136
Source Notes
138

People A Spanish Melting Pot
63
Population Density of Venezuela
73
culture Entertainment and Expression
75
Politics Democratic Autocratic
89

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