Located in the central-northern coastal area of the country, 15 kilometers from the coast of the Caribbean Sea and within a mountainous valley, Caracas, the capital city of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela, celebrates this Wednesday 451 years of its founding.
Founded on July 25, 1567 by Diego de Losada, under the name of Santiago de León de Caracas, the capital city of the country has been considered as one of the most important cultural, tourist, industrial and economic centers of Latin America.
The President of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela, Nicolás Maduro, in his Twitter account, paid homage to Caracas: “An icon of resistance, freedom and revolution”.
“I pay homage to our beloved Caracas in its 451 years, the cradle of brave Indians and of the Liberator Simón Bolívar; a space where were developed the historical processes that gave us our Independence. An icon of Resistance, Freedom and Revolution. Congratulations #InsurgentCaracas!
8:03 – Jul 25 2018