BOLIVAR , an inlandstate of
See also:Venezuela, lying S. of the
See also:Orinoco and
See also:Apure, with the Yuruari territory on the E., the Caroni
See also:river forming the boundary, and the
See also:Amazonas territory and Brazil on the S . Frequent
See also:political changes in Venezuela have led to various modifications in the
See also:size and outlines of this state, which comprises large areas of uninhabited territory . It is a
See also:country of extensive plains (lianas) covered in the
See also:season with nutritious grass which disappears completely in the dry season, and of
See also:great forests and numerous
See also:rivers . Its population was given in 1894 as 135,232, but its
See also:area has been largely reduced since then . The capital is
See also:Ciudad Bolivar, formerly called Angostura, which is situated on the right
See also:bank of the Orinoco about 240 M. above its mouth; pop . 11,686 . Vessels of
See also:draught easily ascend the Orinoco to this point, and a considerable
See also:trade is carried on, the exports being
See also:cotton, hides, jerked
See also:beef and various
See also:forest products .
VISCOUNT HENRY ST JOHN BOLINGBROKE (1678-1751)
SIMON BOLIVAR (1783-1830)
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