• John Paxton
Part of the The Statesman’s Yearbook book series (SYBK)


HISTORY. Venezuela formed part of the Spanish colony of New Granada until 1821 when it became independent in union with Colombia. A separate, independent republic was formed in 1830.

Repüblica de Venezuela


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© Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 1986

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