The Flag of Venezuela: A Story of Independence
If you're Venezuelan, this magnet is sure to make you feel a little closer to home. It is also sure to make your kitchen more inviting as it features lively colors. This travel souvenir from Venezuela also tells the world that this country was the first nation in the continent to become independent from Spain after the Spanish were defeated in the battle of Carabobo.
The Flag of Venezuela and the Country Today
Today, Venezuela is a country in development, rich in mineral resources and one of the world's most important oil providers. Its economy ranks fifth in Latin America. It is also home to a great variety of landscapes that range from plains to desert areas, from the tropical Caribbean coasts to the Andean landscape of Merida, Trujillo and Tachira. Accordingly, the country features a diverse fauna that include foxes, rabbits, snakes, dolphins, whales and turtles. Caracas, Maracaibo, Valencia and Gran Maracay are the most important cities and they are home to the majority of the country's population. Venezuela is internationally known for the gaiety of its people, who enjoy life and are passionate about their country. There are several tourist destinations that have become the travelers' favorites. Some worth mentioning include Isla Margarita, the Archipelago Los Roques, Angel Waterfalls, the great savannahs and the Amazon jungle. All in all, this is a great travel souvenir to take back home and share the high spirits of Venezuelans with family and friends.