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Discover La Guaira in Venezuela

La Guaira in the region of Vargas with its 25,259 habitants is a town located in Venezuela - some 9 mi or ( 14 km ) North-West of Caracas , the country's capital .

Interactive map of La Guaira

Local time in La Guaira is now 12:23 PM (Wednesday) . The local timezone is named " America/Caracas " with a UTC offset of -4.5 hours. Depending on your flexibility, these larger cities might be interesting for you: San Jose, Cariaco, Oranjestad, Valencia, and San Juan de los Morros. When in this area, you might want to check out San Jose . We found some clip posted online . Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation. Are you looking for some initial hints on what might be interesting in La Guaira ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


LAN 767-300 landing in Caracas

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beautiful landing at Maquetia "Simon Bolivar'' international airport onboard LAN'S Boeing 767-300 ..

Día de piscina con la canon d10

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emely, leddys, carlos, alexis en la pisicina ..

A340-300 Lufthansa arriving at Caracas from Frankfurt

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A340-300 Lufthansa arriving at Caracas from Frankfurt ..

BackStreet Boys en Venezuela 2001 MARACAIBO

3:29 min by JohnnyFANBSB
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Spanish_Concierto Organizado por Evempro en el 2001 en las ciudades de Maracaibo y Caracas, la publicidad fue lanzada a finales de Febrero del mismo año, para este concierto me gane la entrada VIP y a ..

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Interesting facts about this location

La Guaira

La Guaira is the capital city of the Venezuelan state of Vargas and the country's chief port. It was founded in 1577 as an outlet for Caracas, 30 kilometres to the southeast. The town and the port were badly damaged during the December 1999 floods and mudslides that affected much of the region. Today, La Guaira exports cocoa beans, coffee, and tobacco. The city hosts its own professional baseball team in the Venezuelan Professional Baseball League, the Tiburones de La Guaira.

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Located at 10.60 -66.93 (Lat./Long.); Less than 0 km away
Tags: Populated places established in 1577, Populated places in Vargas (state), Port cities in Venezuela, Port cities in the Caribbean, Ports and harbours of Venezuela

Battle of La Guaira

The Battle of La Guaira or La Guayra, took place on 2 March 1743 in the Caribbean, off the coast of La Guaira, present day Venezuela. La Guaira was a port of the Royal Gipuzkoan Company of Caracas, whose ships had rendered great assistance to the Spanish navy during the war in carrying troops, arms, stores and ammunition from Spain to her colonies, and its destruction would be a severe blow both to the Company and the Spanish Government.

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Located at 10.60 -66.93 (Lat./Long.); Less than 0 km away
Tags: Battles involving Great Britain, Battles involving Spain, Battles involving Venezuela, Battles of the War of Jenkins' Ear, Conflicts in 1743

Battle of La Guaira (1812)

The Battle of La Guaira was a naval engagement fought in the Caribbean Sea on 11 December 1812 during the war between Britain and the United States. An American privateer captured a British letter of marque at the Spanish port of La Guaira in Venezuela.

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Located at 10.60 -66.93 (Lat./Long.); Less than 0 km away
Tags: Captured ships, Caribbean Sea, Colonial Venezuela, Naval battles of the War of 1812, Vargas (state)

Simón Bolívar International Airport (Venezuela)

Simón Bolívar International Airport of Maiquetia is an international airport located in Maiquetía, Venezuela, about 13 miles (21 kilometers) from downtown Caracas. Simply called 'Maiquetia' by the local population, it is the top international air passenger gateway to Venezuela among the twelve international airports in the country. From 1960 to 1997, it was the main hub for VIASA, Venezuela's former flag carrier till the air carrier went bankrupt.

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Located at 10.60 -66.99 (Lat./Long.); Less than 6 km away
Tags: 1940s establishments in Venezuela, Airports established in 1945, Airports in Venezuela, Vargas (state)

National Pantheon of Venezuela

The Panthéon is a building on the northern edge of the old town of Caracas, Venezuela. It was originally built as a church, but is now used as a famous burial place. The entire central nave is dedicated to Simón Bolívar, with the altar's place taken by the hero's bronze sarcophagus, while lesser luminaries are relegated to the aisles.

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Located at 10.51 -66.91 (Lat./Long.); Less than 10 km away
Tags: 1874 establishments, Buildings and structures in Caracas, Mausoleums, National cemeteries, Simón Bolívar, Visitor attractions in Caracas