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Delta Amacura is a state in the Guayana region in the far east of Venezuela. Its main geographical feature is the Orinoco River Delta (the most important and longest in Venezuela).


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Delta Amacuro is one of the poorest regions of Venezuela. The main economic activities are:

  • Agriculture: rice, maize, cattle, chickens, coconuts, bananas, cassava, pineapples, hearts of palm.
  • Industry: oil products.
  • Fishing
  • Forestry: cuajo, mangrove, moriche palm, seje, yagrumo.

Mining: oil, gold, peat.


Its climate is affected by the proximity to the coast and the rivers that cross it. It is mostly tropical rainy in the continental or internal zone, but savannah when approaching the coast. The whole region has heavy rainfall most of the year, but it decreases in the western part of the state.

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There is also some limited tourism in the area. Delta Amacuro stands out for its natural landscapes, rivers, islands and streams, its tropical forest and variety of animals that can be observed in their natural habitat.

Natural sights:

  • Caño Araguaimujo
  • Caño Macareo
  • Manamo pipe
  • Guasina and Sacupana Islands
  • Delta Orinoco-Mariusa National Park
  • Saltos de Toro and Acoima
  • The Casacoima waterfall: located in the jurisdiction of the Piacoa farmhouse, in the Sierra Imataca, it can be admired from afar as it stands out among the green foliage of the mountain.
  • Imataca Forest Reserve

Outstanding buildings:

  • San Diego de Alcalá Castle, Casacoima Municipality
  • The fort of St. Francis of Assisi
  • San Diego de Alcalá Castle
  • The Castles of Guiana
  • Indigenous Racherias
  • Malecón Manamo Walk




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