Place:Maracaibo, Zulia, Venezuela

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NameMaracaibo
Alt namesNueva Zamorasource: Encyclopædia Britannica (1988) VII, 811
The Land Beloved by the Sunsource: Wikipedia
TypeCity
Coordinates11.033°N 71.583°W
Located inZulia, Venezuela     (1571 - )
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog


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Maracaibo is a city and municipality in northwestern Venezuela, on the western shore of the strait that connects Lake Maracaibo to the Gulf of Venezuela. It is the second-largest city in the country (after the national capital Caracas) and the capital of the state of Zulia. The population of the city is approximately 1,495,200 with the metropolitan area estimated at 2,108,404 as of 2010. Maracaibo is nicknamed 'La Tierra del Sol Amada' ("The Beloved Land of the Sun").

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