Caracas (officially known as Santiago de León de Caracas) is the Capital of Venezuela and the most populated city all over the country with more than 4 millions of inhabitants. Caracas is the administrative, financial, commercial and cultural centre of Venezuela.
It was founded in 1567 by Don Diego de Lozada, Caracas took an important part in the Latin-American history because it was the place in which the Libertador Simón Bolivar was born. He commanded the Independence War fof about half of South America.
Caracas is located in the Caracas Valley in the Venezuelan coastal mountain range (Cordillera de la Costa) at 900 meters above the sea level. Thanks to its geographical location Caracas is blessed with a pleasant warm climate over the year with a media of 22ºC (72ºF) being considered as the “Eternal Spring city”.
It is the capital of the country and has had an important growing the last 30-40 years, and despite the actual conjunctures, Caracas has much to offer to the tourists, such as exclusive resorts, museums, hotels, attractions that contrast the past with the modernity though natural points where it is possible to appreciate the natural beauty that this country offers.