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

CONTENTS

* 1 Geography * 2 Paria Region * 3 See also * 4 References

GEOGRAPHY

It separates the Caribbean Sea
Caribbean Sea
from the Gulf of Paria
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
Andes
. Its tip almost touches the island of Trinidad
Trinidad
. National Park

Península de Paria National Park protects a section of the peninsula.

PARIA REGION

As a political subdivision, the PARIA REGION of the Paria 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

* Gulf of Paria
Gulf of Paria
topics * Venezuelan Coastal Range
Venezuelan Coastal Range
topics

REFERENCES

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

This article about a location in Venezuela