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The Paria Peninsula, (Spanish: Península de Paria), is a large peninsula on the Caribbean Sea, in Sucre State, northern Venezuela.

Contents

1 Geography 2 Paria Region 3 See also 4 References

Geography[edit] It separates the Caribbean Sea
Caribbean Sea
from the Gulf of Paria. The peninsula is part of the Serranía del Litoral mountain range, in the Venezuelan Coastal Range
Venezuelan Coastal Range
portion of the northern Andes. Its tip almost touches the island of Trinidad.

National Park

Península de Paria National Park
Península de Paria National Park
protects a section of the peninsula. Paria Region[edit] As a political subdivision, the Paria Region of the Paria Peninsula
Peninsula
is the aggregation of six municipalities within Sucre State:

Bermúdez Municipality — (capital: Carúpano), Arismendi Municipality — (capital: Río Caribe), Benítez Municipality — (capital: El Pilar), Libertador Municipality — (capital: Tunapuy), Mariño Municipality — (capital: Irapa) Valdez Municipality — (capital: Güiria).

See also[edit]

Gulf of Paria topics Venezuelan Coastal Range
Venezuelan Coastal Range
topics

References[edit]

Coordinates: 10°42′N 62°30′W / 10.7°N 62.5°W / 10.7; -62.5

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