Caracas

Caracas is the capital and largest city of , in northern Venezuela, near the . Venezuela’s urban spirit can be discovered mainly from understanding Caracas, its capital city, a busy metropolis famous for its food, cultural diversity, and perfect climate, thanks to the unique combination of a high elevation and proximity to the Caribbean Sea.
Photo: Olga Berrios, CC BY 2.0. Photo: Wilfredor, CC0.

Notable Places in the Area

Museum
The Museum of Fine Arts is an art museum in Caracas, . Photo: Wilfredor, CC0.

Tourist attraction
The is a final resting place for national heroes. Photo: Wilfredor, CC BY-SA 4.0.

Theatre
The , also known as Teresa Carreño Theater, is the most important theatre of Caracas and , where performances include symphonic and popular concerts, opera, ballet and plays. Photo: Nakarto, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Tourist attraction
The is a seventeenth-century house in the capital city Caracas where the hero of Venezuelan and Latin American independence, Simón Bolívar, was born. Photo: Wikimedia, Public domain.

Localities in the Area

Suburb
El Valle is one of the 22 parishes located in the Libertador Bolivarian Municipality and one of 32 of Caracas, . Photo: George Miquilena, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Suburb
Coche is one of the 22 parishes located in the Libertador Bolivarian Municipality and one of 32 of Caracas, .

Caracas

Latitude
10.5061° or 10° 30' 22" north
Longitude
-66.9146° or 66° 54' 52.6" west
Open Location Code
772MG34P+C5
Population
3,270,000
IATA airport code
CCS
United Nations Location Code
VE CCS
Elevation
887 metres (2910 feet)
Open­Street­Map ID
node 914310439
Geo­Names ID
3646738
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Also Known As

  • Abkhazian: Caracas
  • Abkhazian: Каракас
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  • Amharic: ካራካስ
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  • Arabic: كاراكاس
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  • Armenian: Կարակաս
  • Armenian: Քարաքաս
  • Asturian: Caraques
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  • Bengali: কারাকাস
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  • Chavacano: Ciudad de Caracas
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  • Chinese: Caracas
  • Chinese: 加拉加斯
  • Chinese: 卡拉卡斯
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  • Egyptian Arabic: كاراكاس
  • English: Ciudad de Caracas Venezuela
  • English: Santiago de Leon de Caracas
  • English: Santiago de León de Caracas
  • Esperanto: Karakaso
  • Esperanto: Karako
  • Esperanto: Santiago de Leono de Karakaso
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  • German: Santiago de León de Caracas
  • Gothic: 𐌺𐌰𐍂𐌰𐌺𐌰𐍃
  • Greek: Καράκας
  • Guarani: Caracas
  • Gujarati: કરાકસ
  • Gujarati: કારાકાસ
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  • Korean: 카라카스
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  • Latin: Caracae
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  • Malayalam: കാരക്കാസ്
  • Marathi: काराकास
  • Marathi: केरकस
  • Min Dong Chinese: Caracas
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  • Oriya: କାରାକାସ
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  • Panjabi: ਕਾਰਾਕਾਸ
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  • Russian: Сантьяго-де-Леон-де-Каракас
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  • Spanish: Caracas
  • Spanish: Santiago de León de Caracas
  • Spanish: Valle de Los Caracas
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  • Tamil: கரகஸ்
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  • Tatar: Каракас
  • Telugu: కరాకస్
  • Tetum: Karakas
  • Thai: การากัส
  • Tibetan: ཁ་ར་ཁ་སི
  • Tigrinya: ሳንትያጎ ደ ለዮን ደ ካራካስ
  • Tigrinya: ካራካስ
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  • Urdu: کاراکاس
  • Urdu: کراکس
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  • Western Armenian: Քարաքաս
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  • Western Panjabi: کراکس
  • Wolof: Caracas
  • Wu Chinese: 加拉加斯
  • Yiddish: קאראקאס
  • Yoruba: Caracas
  • Yue Chinese: 卡拉卡斯
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