Geography in Venezuela

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Venezuela

Geography in Venezuela


The continent: America
  
Iso2:VE
  
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For country comparisons (the table on the map) colors are used:
 
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 The average;
 
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Area in Venezuela


Surface area

912 050 sq. km.[?] (2015)
(descending): 32 in the world of 233 (86,70%); 9 place in America 50 (84%)

Land area

882 050 sq. km.[?] (2015)
(descending): 32 in the world of 230 (86,52%); 9 place in America 50 (84%)

Territorial waters

30 000 sq. km.[?] (2015)
(descending): 18 in the world of 153 (88,89%); 6 place in America 29 (82,76%)

Land use in Venezuela


Land area

882 050 sq. km.[?] (2015)
(descending): 32 in the world of 230 (86,52%); 9 place in America 50 (84%)

Agricultural land

24,49 {% of land area[?]}
(2014)
(descending): 141 in the world of 208 (32,69%); 23 place in America 42 (47,62%)
216 000 {sq.km.[?]}
(2014)
(descending): 50 in the world of 209 (76,56%); 10 place in America 42 (78,57%)
0,694 {hectares per person[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 65 in the world of 207 (69,08%); 14 place in America 42 (69,05%)
7,28 % (1,46 % annual) ↗
min: 0,694; max: 2,35; max-min: 1,66 (70,48%); mid: 1,52;
-0,829 (-119,37%)

Arable land

3,06 {% of land area[?]}
(2014)
(descending): 156 in the world of 206 (24,76%); 34 place in America 42 (21,43%)
27 000 {sq.km.[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 69 in the world of 206 (66,99%); 10 place in America 42 (78,57%)
0,087 {hectares per person[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 130 in the world of 206 (37,38%); 20 place in America 42 (54,76%)
7,28 % (1,46 % annual) ↗
min: 0,087; max: 0,357; max-min: 0,270 (75,66%); mid: 0,222;
-0,135 (-155,42%)

Forest area

52,93 {% of land area[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 40 in the world of 205 (80,98%); 11 place in America 43 (76,74%)
1,76 % (0,352 % annual) ↗
min: 52,93; max: 58,98; max-min: 6,06 (10,27%); mid: 55,95;
-3,03 (-5,72%)
466 830 {sq. km.[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 16 in the world of 206 (92,72%); 8 place in America 43 (83,72%)
1,76 % (0,352 % annual) ↗
min: 466 830; max: 520 260; max-min: 53 430 (10,27%); mid: 493 545;
-26 715 (-5,72%)
1,50 {hectares per person[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 34 in the world of 204 (83,82%); 9 place in America 43 (81,40%)
9,17 % (1,83 % annual) ↗
min: 1,50; max: 2,62; max-min: 1,12 (42,71%); mid: 2,06;
-0,559 (-37,27%)

Terrestrial protected areas

53,86 {% of land area[?]}
(2014)
(descending): 4 in the world of 204 (98,53%); 1 place in America 42 (100%)
0,021 % (0,0042438 % annual) ↘
min: 39,98; max: 53,86; max-min: 13,88 (25,77%); mid: 46,92;
6,94 (12,89%)
475 097 {sq. km.[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 8 in the world of 202 (96,53%); 4 place in America 42 (92,86%)
0,0001731 {hectares per person[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 103 in the world of 202 (49,50%); 27 place in America 42 (38,10%)

Land boundaries and coastline in Venezuela


Length of land borders

5 267 km.[?] (2015)
(descending): 33 in the world of 166 (80,72%); 9 place in America 27 (70,37%)

Number of Neighbors

3 [?] (2015)
(descending): 86 in the world of 164 (48,17%); 7 place in America 26 (76,92%)

Coastline

2 800 km.[?] (2015)
(descending): 41 in the world of 191 (79,06%); 10 place in America 47 (80,85%)

Elevation in Venezuela


mean elevation

450 m.[?] (2015)
(descending): 80 in the world of 163 (51,53%); 14 place in America 28 (53,57%)

highest point

5 007 m.[?] (2015)
(descending): 28 in the world of 232 (88,36%); 10 place in America 50 (82%)

Main parameters in Venezuela


Population

31 108 083 number of people[?] (2015)
(descending): 44 in the world of 233 (81,55%); 8 place in America 50 (86%)
6,79 % (1,36 % annual) ↘
min: 8 146 845; max: 31 108 083; max-min: 22 961 238 (73,81%); mid: 19 627 464;
11 480 619 (36,91%)

Surface area

912 050 sq. km.[?] (2015)
(descending): 32 in the world of 233 (86,70%); 9 place in America 50 (84%)

Population density

35,27 people per sq. km of land area[?] (2015)
(descending): 174 in the world of 230 (24,78%); 36 place in America 50 (30%)
6,79 % (1,36 % annual) ↘
min: 9,59; max: 35,27; max-min: 25,67 (72,80%); mid: 22,43;
12,84 (36,40%)

Population growth rate

1,34 annual %[?] (2015)
(descending): 93 in the world of 216 (57,41%); 11 place in America 45 (77,78%)
13,31 % (2,66 % annual) ↗
min: 1,34; max: 3,81; max-min: 2,47 (64,84%); mid: 2,58;
-1,24 (-92,22%)

Surface area

2,93 hectar per person[?] (2015)
(ascending): 176 in the world of 233 (24,89%); 36 place in America 50 (30%)
7,28 % (1,46 % annual) ↗
min: 2,93; max: 11,21; max-min: 8,28 (73,86%); mid: 7,07;
-4,14 (-141,25%)