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Video Introduction to Venezuela  

Introduction to Amazonas RegionIntroduction to Andes RegionIntroduction to Caribbean Islands RegionIntroduction to Central & Cloud Forest RegionIntroduction to Los Llanos RegionIntroduction to Orinoco River - Delta RegionIntroduction to Gran Sabana Region

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INDEX of GEOPOLITICAL AND GENERAL INFORMATION BY STATE

 

 

                    

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General Information by State

 

 

Menu of Items by every State information


1-Geopolitical division 
2-MAP VIAL 
3-Basic DATA 
4-TOURISM 
5-Geography 
6-Geology 
7-Relief 
8-Climate 
9-Hydrography 
10-Vegetation 
12-Fauna 
13-Mineral resources 
14-Population 
15-NATIONAL PARKS 
16-Economic ACTIVITY 
17-TRADITIONS 

                            BARINAS 

Geopolitical division 

From their foundation in 1577, it belonged to the County of the Sacred Spirit. Then she/he became in 
the County of Merida of the Sacred Spirit of she/he Screams Her. In 1622 she/he became County of 
Merida and she/he Screams Her. In 1676 it passes of being denominated County of Merida of the Sacred Spirit of 
Maracaibo. In 1823 it was divided in two counties: Barinas and Hurry. In 1862 it changes the name 
of Barinas for that of Zamora. In 1881 form the South state of West, being denominated in 
1891 great Estado Zamora. In 1937 it recaptures the name of Barinas. It is divided in eleven 
municipalities and forty parishes. 

MAP VIAL 

Their main highway unites to the border states with the rest of the country. By San Cristobal and 
Sacred Bárbara, and for Sacred Domingo via Merida. Another route of relevance is the one that drives 
toward the plain, exactly to Puerto Nutrias in the river Hurries. The most important populations 
they are: Arismendi, Ciudad Bolivia, City of Otters, Freedom, Bishops, Sabaneta and Socopó. 

Basic DATA 

Capital 
Barinas. 
Location 
Region of the Plains and of you Walk them. 
Limits 
North: Trujillo, Portuguese and Cojedes. 
South: Hurry. 
This: Guárico. 
West: Merida and Táchira. 
Surface 
35 200 km2. 
Percentage of the national territory 
3,84%. it is the eighth entity with bigger surface of the country. 

TOURISM 

In the capital the points of interest are centered in the Plaza Bolívar, the Marquis's Palace where 
the Government, the House of the Culture, works where formerly it was the jail of 
Barinas, the Cathedral, erected in honor to Our Mrs. of the Pilar of Zaragoza, the church 
Baroque San Nicolás of Aim of Bishops and the Museum San Francisco of you Seize, with objects that 
they remember the first times of the region. As well as the Botanical Garden of the UNELLEZ with 
a small one zoological and a vivero to acquire ornamental, fruit-bearing and forest plants. 
Cataure is the Handmade Artistic Center located in the outskirts of Barinas, via San Cristobal. 
The waters thermal Pretty Pipe and the spas are in Ciudad Bolivia: The Canal, Montañas 
of Shell and Río Pagüey. 

Geography 

Geology 
In the humid western high Plains extensive alluvial plains prevail of the one 
quaternary. In the Plains high Westerners overflow plains exist and some of 
deltaic type, formed by recent alluvial deposits belonging to the quaternary one. 

Relief 
It presents a diversity of landscapes: moors, mountains, piedemontes, valleys and plains 
alluvial. They group in five regions: Walk them Venezuelans: the landscape prevails of 
mountain. The variation altitudinal is between 600 and 4 000 m.s.n.m. The western high Plains 
humid: with extensive alluvial plains that possess different systems deposicionales, 
being plains of it overflows with deltaic features and explayamiento plains 
next to the plane piedemonte and of hills. The Plains high western subhúmedos: 
conformed by extensive overflow plains and some of deltaic, formed type 
for alluvial deposits, with a plane relief and very low longitudinal slopes. One is given 
alternation of bank positions, sandbank and tideland. High it Hurries: with alluvial plains of 
overflow. Continental deltaic plains: the plains prevail of it overflows, with 
almost null slopes and subject to strong floods. 40% of the floors is usable for 
agricultural activities. 

Climate 
In you Walk Them Venezuelans the climate it is tropical humid and the annual half temperature oscillates 
between 5° and 26 °C. The annual half precipitation varies between 900 and 3 200 mm. 
In The humid western high Plains the climate is tropical humid with half temperature 
annual between 24° and 27 °C, the annual half precipitation varies between 1 800 and 2 700 mm. 
In The Plains high western subhúmedos the climate is dry tropical with half temperature 
annual among 26° and 27 °C, and a half precipitation between 1200 and 1 800 mm. In the High one Hurries the one 
climate is tropical humid with annual half temperature of 26 °C and a half precipitation 
annual between 2 200 and 2 500 mm. 

Hydrography 
Numerous rivers that you/they are born in the Mountain range converge of you Walk them: Sacred Domingo, Boconó, 
Masparro, Curbatí, Boilers, Pagüey, Capitanejo, Canal, Socopó, Santa Bárbara, Caparo, 
Golden and Uribante; that drenan their waters toward the river Hurry. The abundance hídrica facilitates the one 
use of this resource to generate hydroelectricity. 

Vegetation 
According to the classification of Holdridge, the vegetation corresponds to: Tropical dry forest (Bst) and 
Tropical humid forest (Bht), having vegetable formations of: forest, forest of 
gallery, savanna, heath and moor. The most frequent trees are: mahogany, cedar, charo, 
sucking, I dredge, jobo, mijao, yokel, samán and saqui-saqui. 

Fauna 
They highlight: I dare anthill, cunaguaro, báquiro, picure and chigüire. Among the birds: sparrow hawk 
cousin, guacharaca, partridge montañera, dove sabanera, duck whistler and a variety of 
blue. The dribble is important in the aquatic hábitats. The morrocoy sabanero is the turtle 
more resaltante. Among the lizards it is necessary to mention: I kill real, flat and iguana, and of the amphibians, the 
frog platanera. 

Mineral resources 
The mining potentiality is expressed by non metallic minerals as: limestone, sand, silicato, 
quartz, marble, red clay, feldespato, burdens, sand silícea and fosforita. As for the resource 
energy, reservations of hydrocarbons exist in San Silvestre's south area, where you 
they exploit several oil fields 

Population 

According to the XII General Census of Population and Housing 1990, the population is of 424 491 
inhabitants, what locates to the entity in the tenth seventh place with regard to the national total. 
The populational density is of 12,1 hab/km2. most of the population concentrates in 
the municipalities Barinas (41.54%), Ezequiel Zamora (8.82%) and Pedraza (8.02%). The location 
strategic of the state as transition area between the Andean states and the region center - 
western, more the existence of diverse natural resources, they have transformed it into a 
important population receiver in the last 30 years, overcoming the national rate. Also 
of this process inmigratorio, an internal movement is presented toward the main centers 
towns, accelerating the urban growth. 


NATIONAL PARKS 

It has two national parks: Sierra Nevada, located in a surface of 276 446 
hectares to the occident of the country, in the center of you Walk them Venezuelans, among the states 
Merida and Barinas. And Cover-Caparo, in the limits of the states Merida, Táchira and Trujillo. 
It occupies a surface of 205 000 hectares. 

Economic ACTIVITY 

The most important is the agricultural one. It is the first producing of cotton of the country; the second 
in sunflower and banana, and the third in corn, sorghum, caraota, ajonjolí, ocumo, milky and sideburn. 
It is also harvested: cambur, rice, yam, yucca and coffee. In the cattle sector it is the third 
producing of bovine livestock, and the third in milk. It contributes a good quantity from cheeses to the one 
national market. 
The forest activity is significant; it is the second entity of the country as for the production 
wooden in rola, with approximately 20% of the national production. The activity 
oil company in San Silvestre's wells also had certain importance. Other industries 
significant they are: leathers, weatherbeaten skins and agroindustrial products of cereals. 

TRADITIONS 

The capacity to adapt at the new times has allowed to the joropo to stay to inclination 
of the years like the main musical manifestation of Venezuela. In the decade of the 50 the one 
joropo llanero achieved a great commercial development. Figures that took this rhythm, appeared 
with great success, to the big cities, as teacher Juan Vicente Torrealba. 
Parallelly, the rural musicians you profesionalizaron. This process brought I get 
changes in the message of the joropo, expressed in accusation letters and she/he protests. Inside those 
new spaces opened up in the big cities interpreters arose like: angel Custodio 
Loyola, Redheaded Carpio, Reyna Lucero, Cristóbal Jiménez, Reynaldo Armas and The Carrao of 
Palmarito, among others. The central joropo is one of those most diffused ones. It is traditional in the one 
Barinas and it is interpreted with harp, four, maracas and crop (voice). however, in 
many regions llaneras is substituted the harp by the bandola. This happens particularly in 
Barinas, of where she/he is Anselmo López, the “King of the bandola”; one of their bigger ones 
exponents. 



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