Are there any Muslims in Venezuela?

Are there any Muslims in Venezuela?

There are approximately 100,000 Muslims in Venezuela which make up 0.4 percent of the nation’s population. Venezuela has a small but influential Muslim population. Many of them are Arabs of Lebanese, Palestinian, Syrian and Turkish descent. The capital city Caracas has a Muslim population of 15,000.

What religion is most common in Venezuela?

Christianity is the largest religion in Venezuela, with Roman Catholicism having the most adherents. The influence of the Catholic Church was introduced in its colonization by Spain.

What is the religion in Caracas?

Roman Catholicism

Who is the Venezuelan dictator?

Nicolás Maduro
Personal details
Born Nicolás Maduro Moros 23 November 1962 Caracas, Venezuela
Political party United Socialist Party of Venezuela (from 2007) Fifth Republic Movement (before 2007)
Spouse(s) Adriana Guerra Angulo ( div. ) Cilia Flores ​ ( m. 2013)​

Are Venezuelans Latino?

The 28 Hispanic or Latino American groups in the Census Bureau’s reports are the following: “Mexican,; Central American: Costa Rican, Guatemalan, Honduran, Nicaraguan, Panamanian, Salvadoran, Other Central American; South American: Bolivian, Chilean, Colombian, Ecuadorian, Paraguayan, Peruvian, Venezuelan, Other South …

Who were the original inhabitants of Venezuela?

Venezuela’s original inhabitants were the Carib and Arawak Amerindian peoples.

Who brought Spanish to Venezuela?

Spanish expeditions led by Columbus and Alonso de Ojeda reached the coast of present-day Venezuela in 1498 and 1499.

What made Venezuela collapse?

Political corruption, chronic shortages of food and medicine, closure of companies, unemployment, deterioration of productivity, authoritarianism, human rights violations, gross economic mismanagement and high dependence on oil have also contributed to the worsening crisis.

Who is ruling Venezuela?