Venezuela Overview Nations // South America



OVERVIEW Venezuela borders the Caribbean Sea and the Atlantic Ocean (1,740 miles), and has extensive borders with Brazil, Guyana and Colombia (3,100 miles). Venezuela's land borders with its neighbors largely span the vast and unpopulated expanse of the north Amazon River basin. Border tensions with Colombia over the disputed Gulf of Venezuela, as well as cross-border raids by Colombia-based rebel groups, continue to be security concerns for Caracas. Former president Hugo Chavez,...

 

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