Description: The Physical Map of Venezuela showing major geographical features like elevations, mountain ranges, ocean, lakes, plateaus, peninsulas, rivers, plains, landforms and other topographic features.
Venezuela is a country situated on the northern coast of South America. Its territory covers about 917,000 km2 area on land. Its habitats range from the Andes Mountains situated in the west to the Amazon Basin’s rainforests on its south, which also include the extensive plains of the llanos and the Caribbean coast in the central region with the delta of the Orinoco River Delta in the east.
It is roughly shaped like a triangle and has a coastline of about 2,800 km. It also includes various islands in the Caribbean. The country has a well-defined topography consisting of the Maracaibo lowlands in the northwestern part, the northern mountains which extend like an arc from east to west, thewide plains covering the central region as well as the Guiana Highlands in the southeast.
Venezuela is surrounded by Colombia on its west.It has Guyana in the east as well as Brazil in the south. The Caribbean islands ofthe Tobago and Trinidad, Grenada, Aruba, Curaçao and the Leeward Antilles lie along the coast of Venezuela.
Pico Bolívar is the country's highest point at 5,000 m. The Guiana Highlands consist of some fringes in the north of the Amazon Basin. It also has the Angel Falls which are considered the highest waterfall in the world.
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