United States of VENEZUELA

United States of VENEZUELA

Flag or logo since 1900-01-01*
Estados Unidos de VENEZUELA (es) De facto Independent
Emblem or Symbol*

Cipriano Castro
(ruler of VENEZUELA since 1900-01-01)
Capitals & administrative places*: Caracas
(Santiago de León de Caracas)
Official & national languages: Spanish (es) .


VENEZUELA United States of VENEZUELA  (Caracas)

19 Federated Divisions:

APURE APURE State  (Guanare)Local: Estado APURE (es)  (Guanare)
ARAGUA ARAGUA State  (La Victoria)Local: Estado ARAGUA (es)  (La Victoria)
BERMUDEZ BERMUDEZ State  (New Barcelona)Local: Estado BERMÚDEZ (es)  (Nueva Barcelona del Cerro Santo)
BOLIVAR BOLIVAR State  (Angostura-Bolivar City)Local: Estado BOLÍVAR (es)  (Angostura-Ciudad Bolívar)
CARABOBO CARABOBO State  (Valencia)Local: Estado CARABOBO (es)  (Valencia)
COJEDES COJEDES State  (San Carlos)Local: Estado COJEDES (es)  (San Carlos)
FALCON FALCON State  (Santa Ana of Coro)Local: Estado FALCÓN (es)  (Santa Ana de Coro)
GUARICO GUARICO State  (Calabozo)Local: Estado GUÁRICO (es)  (Calabozo)
LARA LARA State  (Barquisimeto)Local: Estado LARA (es)  (Barquisimeto)
MATURIN MATURIN State  (Maturin)Local: Estado MATURÍN (es)  (Maturín)
MERIDA MERIDA State  (Merida)Local: Estado MÉRIDA (es)  (Mérida)
MIRANDA MIRANDA State  (Caracas)Local: Estado MIRANDA (es)  (Santiago de León de Caracas)
NEW SPARTA NEW SPARTA State  (La Asuncion)Local: Estado NUEVA ESPARTA (es)  (La Asunción)
PORTUGUESA PORTUGUESA State  (Acarigua)Local: Estado PORTUGUESA (es)  (Acarigua)
SUCRE SUCRE State  (Cumana)Local: Estado SUCRE (es)  (Cumaná)
TACHIRA TACHIRA State  (San Cristobal)Local: Estado TÁCHIRA (es)  (San Cristóbal)
TRUJILLO TRUJILLO State  (Trujillo)Local: Estado TRUJILLO (es)  (Trujillo)
YARACUY YARACUY State  (San Felipe of Yaracuy)Local: Estado YARACUY (es)  (San Felipe de Yaracuy)
ZULIA ZULIA State  (Maracaibo)Local: Estado ZULIA (es)  (Maracaibo)

3 Territories:

COLUMBUS COLUMBUS Territory  ((Caracas))Local: Territorio COLÓN (es)  ((Santiago de León de Caracas))
FEDERAL DISTRICT OF VENEZUELA FEDERAL DISTRICT of Venezuela [Caracas]  (Caracas)Local: DISTRITO FEDERAL de Venezuela (es)  (Santiago de León de Caracas)
YURUARY YURUARY Federal Territory  (Guasipati)Local: Territorio Federal del YURUARY (es)  (Guasipati)

1 Condominium:

BIRD ISLAND United States Occupied Territory of BIRD ISLAND  (Aves)Local: Territory of BIRD ISLAND (en) + Territorio de la ISLA DE AVES (es)  (Aves)

5 Organisations (or Groupings) of membership (selective)

AMERICAN UNION International Union of AMERICAN Republics  (Washington-District of Columbia)
LATIN UNION Latin Monetary Union : LMU  (Paris)
RED CROSS International Committee of the Red Cross : ICRC  (Geneva)
UNIVERSAL POSTAL UNION Universal Postal Union : UPU  (Berne)
WEIGHTS AND MEASURES International Bureau of Weights and Measures : IBWM  (Sevres)

* The emblems shown for the subdivisions may in some cases be those of their capital.

Other Territories or Entities within the 2023's internationally recognized Country boundaries:

BIRD ISLAND United States Occupied Territory of BIRD ISLAND  (Aves)
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 General Internet Sources

   * Base géographique, Archives nationales d'outre-mer (FR). For the administrative divisions of the former French dependencies.
   * Centennia Historical Atlas Software, ed. Centennia (US). For Europe, North Africa and Middle East historical maps.
   * Drapeaux d'Origine & d'Inspiration Françaises - DO&IF, SFV (FR). For French colonial flags.
   * Ethnologue: Languages of the World, SIL International (US). For languages codes.
   * Flags Of The World - FOTW, Rob Raeside (CA). For the current and historic flags of the world.
   * GeoNames, Geonames (CH). Geographical names database.
   * Google Books, Google (US). Online library used for specific sources.
   * Herald Dick Magazine, Herald Dick (FR). For some current and historic arms.
   * Heraldry of the World, by Ralf Hartemink (NL). For local emblems and arms.
   * L'aménagement linguistique dans le monde, by Jacques Leclerc, University of Laval (CA). For national linguistic policies.
   * National Arms and Emblems - Past and Present, by Hubert de Vries (NL). For historic national emblems and arms.
   * Numismondo - World Printed Money Picture Catalog, by Garry Saint, Esquire (US). For national currencies.
   * Omniatlas - Interactive atlas of World History, by Rick Westera (NZ). For some geopolitical maps.
   * Perry-Castañ:eda Library Map Collection, University of Texas at Austin (US). For some historical maps.
   * Population Statistics, by Jan Lahmeyer (NL). For historical regional demographies and areas.
   * Portale Storia, by Giovanni Fontana (IT). For photos of rulers.
   * ReliefWeb, by the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA). For maps of some administrative divisions.
   *, by Benjamin Schemmel (DE). For photos of rulers.
   * Statoids, by Gwillim Law (US). For historical administrative subdivisions.
   * The World Factbook, ed. Central Intelligence Agency (US). For the general data and profiles of the current countries.
   * United Nations Peacekeeping, United Nations (UNO). For the United Nations Missions.
   * Vexilla Mundi, by Mello Luchtenberg (NL). For flags of the world.
   * Vexillographia, by Viktor Lomantsov (RU). For flags of Russia and Soviet Union.
   * Wikimedia Commons, Wikimedia Foundation (US). Free-use pictures.
   * Wikipedia, Wikimedia Foundation (US). For general data, maps, sources, pictures.
   * World Heritage Centre, (UNESCO). For the selected photos of the countries.
   * World History at KMLA, by Alexander Ganse (DE). For historical maps and links by country.
   * World Statesmen, by Ben Cahoon (US). Main source for the historical polities and their rulers.

 General Printed References

   * Atlas des empires and other books of Gérard Chaliand, ed. Payot (FR). General historical geopolitic data.
   * Atlas of the World's Languages, ed. Routledge (UK). Most complete world list of languages and dialects.
   * Flags Through the Ages and Accross the World, by Whitney Smith, ed. McGraw (US). Flags of the world.
   * Fragments d'Europe, by Michel Foucher, ed. Fayard (FR). For the post-Soviet Union polities.
   * L'État du Monde, ed. La Découverte (FR). Yearly geopolitic cover of the world.
   * Quid, by Dominique Frémy, ed. Plon (FR). Yearly encyclopedia that was useful for countries data.
   * Statoids printed version, by Gwillim Law (US). For historical administrative subdivisions.
   * The Times Atlas of the World, ed. Times Atlas (UK). Periodical atlas of the world with its supplementary list of administrative subdivisions.
   * World Christian Encyclopedia, by David B. Barrett, ed. Oxford University Press (UK). For world religious groups but also ethnological data. First inspiring source of website's look.
   * World Paper Money, ed. Krause (US). For historical currencies.

    + the other sources are added according to the consulted entity.


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