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  1. Venezuela By: Jordan Brackman

  2. Table of contents Page 3:Capital and Flag Page 4: Plants Page 5: Animals Page 6:Food Page 7: Clothing Page 8:Religion Page 9: Education Page 10: Closing

  3. Capital and flag • Caracas is the capital of Venezuela • It is located in northern part of Venezuela • Close by the Caribbean Sea with the Cerro EL Avila, • a mountain range that is 2,200 miles high • Caracas has 4 other municipalities: Chacao, Baruta, • Sucre, and El Hatillo • Caracas’ population was estimated to be 3,055,000 • Francisco de Miranda was the creator of the Venezuelan flag • He created it in 1806 after an unsuccessful expedition • The inspiration came from Johann Wolfgang von Goethe • The flag has the three primary colors: red , blue and yellow • In the center stipe, there is an arch of 8 stars • Also, in the top left hand corner, there is Venezuela’s coat • of arms

  4. Plants • Venezuela has over 25,000 species of orchids • The flor de mayo orchid is the national flower in Venezuela • The orchids grow in Venezuelan cloud forests and lowland • marshes • The national tree is the aranganeytree • It has bright yellow flowers on its branches • It grows to medium size and lives in the tropical forests • and on the arid hills of Venezuela • The moriche palm tree lives in the swamps of the Orinoco • Delta • It grows up to 35 feet in height • Red and yellow flowers bloom on the branches in the summer • Edible fruit also grows on the tree between December and June

  5. Animals • Some birds in Venezuela include the Rose-crowned conure, • the Rufous-cheeked Tanager, the White-throated Barbtail, and • many others • Some mammals include Merida Brocket Deer, the Fiery • Squirrel, and the Venezuelan Lowland Rabbit • A few of the reptiles are Uracoan Rattlesnake, the Zulia toad- • headed turtle, and the Diamond Tetra • Some amphibians special to Venezuela are the Aragua Glass • Frog, the Demonic poison frog, and the Marahuaka Bush Toad • A few freshwater fish found only in Venezuela are the Maracaibo • river stingray, Swordtail Longfin, and assorted types of catfish

  6. Food • High quality fish, shellfish, crayfish, fish soups and stews • are a few types of food from the coast • Arepas are the most famous dish in Venezuela and are • split open and filled with cheese , meat , vegetables, and other foods • Cachapas are like American pancakes and is made from a puree • of corn, sugar, salt, and oil • Cachapas are normally folded over with a piece of soft white • cheese and is sometimes accompanied with a piece of fried pork • Casabe is the oldest type of bread and Venezuelans consume • more than 300,000kgs of it each year • Empanadas are deep fried, stuffed corn flour patties and the • most typical empanadas are filled with cheese and minced meat

  7. Clothing • Women wear long, frilly skirts and off the shoulder blouses • Men wear a liquiliqui, an all white suit with a high neckline • Men also wear shirts and trousers • Most will wear sleeveless shirts, shorts and sometimes long • pants • They wear jeans and t-shirts • They will also wear big robes

  8. Religion • Roman Catholicism is the main religion • The country is about 96% roman catholic • Some other religions are Protestantism, Islam, and Judaism • There are about 100,000 Muslim people which is about 0.4% of • Venezuela

  9. Education • The education department is called the Venezuelan • Ministry of Education • The school year is from September to June-July • 95.2% of Venezuelans 15 years and older can read and write • Many children under 5 went to a preschool • They go to primary school till they are 11

  10. Thanks for watching!!!