Venezuela is considered a state with extremely high biodiversity with habitats ranging from the Andes Mountains in the west to the Amazon Basin rain-forest in the south, via extensive llanos plains and Caribbean coast in the centre and the Orinoco River Delta in the east. In 1811, it became one of the first Spanish-American colonies to declare independence, which was not securely established until 1821. Is among the most urbanized countries in Latin America, the vast majority of Venezuelans live in the cities of the north, especially in the capital (Caracas) which is also the largest city in Venezuela. Since the discovery of oil in the early 20th century, Venezuela has the world’s largest oil reserves and has been one of the world’s leading exporters of oil. Venezuela is considered a major renowned player in beauty pageants and cosmetic industry, a popular pastime of many Venezuelans, raking in with 22 victorious pageant titles to date.
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