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Bolívar is a state in southeastern Venezuela.

Bolívar is in the southeastern region of the country, or in the Venezuelan Guayana, his name is obviously a homage to the Liberator Simón Bolívar are limits to the north, separated by the Orinoco, with the states, Delta Amacuro, Monagas, Anzoategui and Guarico on the south by the Republic of Brazil and the Amazonas state to the east with Delta Amacuro and Reclamation Area that separates us from the Republic of Guyana and the west by the states of Apure and Amazonas. The state of Bolívar is the largest state in Venezuela by area, amounting to little more than a quarter of the country.


Map of Bolívar (state)


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Covering an enormous 238,000 square kilometers, Bolívar state is almost as big as the whole of the UK and is the largest state in Venezuela.

Get in[edit]

Bolivar is remote and while the cities in the north are well-connected with the rest of the country, the southern part is very sparsely populated and has few roads.

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Many areas are only reachable by airplane. Small six-seater aircraft ferry tourists heading to Angel Falls from Ciudad Bolivar to Canaima.

Route 10, however, is a paved road running down the eastern side of Bolivar that connects Venezuela with Brazil. It passes through El Callao, El Dorado, San Isidro and Santa Elena de Uairén. This route is lined by several spectacular waterfalls.


  • The world-famous Angel Falls are the main attraction in Bolivar state.




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