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For future reference the Wikitravel:CIA World Factbook 2002 import can be found at Talk:Venezuela/CIA World Factbook 2002 import.

Administrative divisions and ports[edit]

Administrative divisions 
23 states, 1 capital district* (distrito capital), and 1 federal dependency** (dependencia federal); Amazonas, Anzoátegui, Apure, Aragua, Barinas, Bolívar, Carabobo, Cojedes, Delta Amacuro, Dependencias Federales**, Distrito Capital*, Falcón, Guárico, Lara, Mérida, Miranda, Monagas, Nueva Esparta, Portuguesa, Sucre, Táchira, Trujillo, Vargas, Yaracuy, Zulia
note: the federal dependency consists of 11 federally controlled island groups with a total of 72 individual islands

Ports and harbors 
Amuay, Bajo Grande, El Tablazo, La Guaira, La Salina, Maracaibo, Matanzas, Palua, Puerto Cabello, Puerto la Cruz, Puerto Ordaz, Puerto Sucre, Punta Cardón.

This information doesn't belong in the country article, but may be of use when sorting out Venezuela's geographical hierarchy. --Peterfitzgerald Talk 15:02, 10 June 2007 (EDT)

Respect & Politics[edit]

I spent the whole month of February in Venezuela both and I found no problem what so ever when speaking about politics with people on the street and in other public environment - on the contrary I where often myself asked where I stood and could frequently easdrop (well that was unrepectful) on discussions about politics and news. ´´´´

Changes to "Eat"[edit]

I've been working on the Caracas Wikitravel site and recently edited the "Eat" section for clarity and information. Cheers! —The preceding unsigned comment was added by Laurenlp (talkcontribs)

The people in Venezuela eats a lot of great foods. They have a lunch which means the whole family has to be there for this dinner. —The preceding unsigned comment was added by (talkcontribs)

Error on the Regions Map[edit]

There is an error on the map, the point named Mochima NP,is incorrect. In fact, it is National Park but far to the east. Cumana is a part of Mochima National Park.

Don't go to Venezuela[edit]

It's too dangerous. Better go to Iceland or South Korea, it's quiet more safe than Venezuela...