Venezuela Country in South America information and #Venezuela photo – Venezuela flag, maps, people, coloring pages and more. Venezuela is a country on the northern coast of South America with diverse natural attractions. Along its Caribbean coast are tropical resort islands including Isla de Margarita and the Los Roques archipelago. To the northwest are the Andes Mountains and the colonial town of Mérida, a base for hiking Sierra Nevada National Park. Caracas, the capital, is to the north.
President: Nicolás Maduro
Currency: Venezuelan bolívar
Population: 30.41 million (2013) World Bank
Official language: Spanish