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Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela (Venezuela)

Venezuela

Also known as: Venezuela (Deutsch, español, Italiano, Português), le Venezuela (français), le Vénézuéla (français), Wenezuela (polski), 委內瑞拉 (正體中文), ベネズエラ (日本語), Venetiola (latine)

Continent: South America

Capital: Caracas

Area: 882,050 km²

Population: 31,304,016

Patron Saint: Nuestra Señora de Coromoto (September 11)

Religions: nominally Roman Catholic 96%, Protestant 2%, other 2%

Languages: Spanish (official), numerous indigenous dialects

Ethnic Groups: Spanish, Italian, Portuguese, Arab, German, African, indigenous people

Motto: Dios y Federación (Spanish) (God and Federation)

Neighbouring Countries: Colombia Colombia, ↖ Aruba Aruba, ↑ Curaçao Curaçao, ↑ Bonaire, Sint Eustatius and Saba Bonaire, Sint Eustatius and Saba, ↗ Trinidad and Tobago Trinidad and Tobago, → Guyana Guyana, ↘ Brazil Brazil


Circumscriptions (41): Metr. Archdioceses (9), Dioceses (26), Apostolic Exarchates (2), Military Ordinariates (1), Apostolic Vicariates (3)


Roman Rite (39): Acarigua–Araure, Barcelona, Barinas, Barquisimeto, Cabimas, Calabozo, Caracas, Caroní, Carora, Carúpano, Ciudad Bolívar, Ciudad Guayana, Coro, Cumaná, El Tigre, El Vigía–San Carlos del Zulia, Guanare, Guarenas, Guasdualito, La Guaira, Los Teques, Machiques, Maracaibo, Maracay, Margarita, Maturín, Mérida, Ordinariato Militar de Venezuela, Puerto Ayacucho, Puerto Cabello, Punto Fijo, San Carlos de Venezuela, San Cristóbal de Venezuela, San Felipe, San Fernando de Apure, Trujillo, Tucupita, Valencia, Valle de la Pascua

Greek-Melkite Church (1): Venezuela

Syriac Church (1): Venezuela


by Type | by Name | by Ecclesiastical Province
Changes in Circumscriptions | Former Circumscriptions


CardinalsCardinals (2 electors/2 total): Cardinal Baltazar Enrique Porras Cardozo (75)Porras Cardozo (75), Cardinal Jorge Liberato Urosa Savino (77)Urosa Savino (77) | All Cardinals

BishopsBishops: by Age | by Name | by Precedence | Jubilarians | Recent Events


Special Churches Special Churches: Cathedrals Cathedrals (41), Basilicas Basilicas (16), National Shrines National Shrines (3), World Heritage Churches World Heritage Churches (2)

Documents and Celebrations Documents and Celebrations


Papal Visits


Apostolic Nunciature: Venezuela Archbishop Aldo Giordano (65)

Conference of Bishops: Conferencia Episcopal Venezolana (C.E.V.) LinkTwitter FeedFacebook Page Archbishop José Luis Azuaje Ayala (61)

International Meeting of Bishops’ Conferences: Consejo Episcopal Latinoamericano (C.E.L.A.M.) LinkTwitter Feed Archbishop Héctor Miguel Cabrejos Vidarte, O.F.M. (71)


as of 2019.11.02

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