Venezuela is located in Northern South America, bordering the Caribbean Sea and the North Atlantic Ocean, between Colombia and Guyana.
Venezuela was one of three countries that emerged from the collapse of Gran Colombia in 1830 (the others being Ecuador and New Granada, which became Colombia).
Getting started with Venezuelan research
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23 states (estados, singular - estado), 1 capital district (distrito capital), and 1 federal dependency (dependencia federal):
Note: The federal dependency consists of 11 federally controlled island groups with a total of 72 individual islands.
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