Venezuela has a rich and diverse cultural landscape that reflects a blend of indigenous, Spanish, African, and Caribbean influences. The country's cultural expressions are shaped by its history, resulting in a fascinating and complex mix of traditions that continue to evolve today. From the colorful art and music to the delicious cuisine and festive celebrations, every aspect of Venezuela's culture embodies a unique identity deeply rooted in its heritage.
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Political Regions of Venezuela
The Federal Dependencies of Venezuela are islands scattered across the Caribbean Sea north of the Venezuelan mainland. They are situated between the mainland coast and the Lesser Antilles and are divided into the Insular Region and the Aves Archipelago.
Margarita Island, Cubagua Island, and Coche Island are the largest of 70 islands comprising Nueva Esparta state, situated off the northeastern coast of Venezuela in the Caribbean Sea. Margarita Island was discovered by Columbus in 1498 and is known as the "Isle of Pearls."