2a) What does the landscape of Caracas include? Caracas consists of modern subway systems, busy expressways, and tall office buildings.
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Caracas, capital of Venezuela, urban spirit, excellent food, art , bustling nightlife.
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Frequently Asked Questions
How many people live in the center of Caracas Venezuela?
The Metropolitan Region of Caracas has an estimated population of almost 5 million inhabitants. The center of the city is still Catedral, located near Bolívar Square, though some consider the center to be Plaza Venezuela, located in the Los Caobos area.
Why was Caracas important to the Spanish Empire?
Wheat was growing increasingly expensive in the Iberian Peninsula, and the Spanish profited from buying it from Caracas farmers. This cemented the city in the empire's trade circuit. During the 16th and 17th centuries, the coast of Venezuela was frequently raided by pirates.