Latitude: 09°24’N, 10°46’N
Region: Western Centra
The surface of the State of Lara is 19800 Km2, this makes it around 2,2% of the national territory. It’s composed of the capital and main territory, Barquisimeto, and adjacent cities, such as Carora, Cabudare, El Tocuyo, Quibor, Duaca and Cubiro. Its limits are Falcon in the northern direction, south with Trujillo and Portuguesa, east with Yaracuy and Portuguesa, and west with Zulia.
The capital of this state, Barquisimeto, belongs to the municipality of Iribarren, and limits with the Urdaneta municipality on the north, the Portuguesa state, Yaracuy by the east and Torres and Jimenez municipality on the west.
The weather is fresh, with temperatures that fluctuate between 25° and 27°. Barquisimeto is located in a semiarid land, with yearly precipitation of 600 mm and evaporation of 1600 to 1800mm per year. The rainfall period is comprehended normally in the months between April and November, and the temperature for the mountain and plains are 24° and 27° respectively. In the Moroturo Valley, the rainfall period starts in March and extends to June, with a pluvial annual estimate between 1000 and 1100mm.
The State belongs mainly to the Corian System, and a portion belongs to the Andes Mountains. This particular area is located in the plains that join Carora and Barquisimeto. The vegetal life is fairly limited, and it consists mostly of xerophile plants with endogen species such as cujies, while on the mountains you can find the normal vegetal life of the tropic forests.
The legal time zone is UTC-4, which can be consulted through house phones in the national territory by dialing 119
List of countries and governments listed with the Benefit of Suppression of Visa for Non-Migrants (Tourists) with Ordinary Passports, according to the resolution N° 115, published on the Official Gazette N°38.653 on March 27th, 2007. Updated on July 27th, 2016, according to official communication 014/2016 from the office of Consular Relationships of the Chancellor.
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Note: The citizens of the countries that are NOT in this list, require Visa to enter Venezuelan territory.
Up to a year. Multiple entries, and multiple entries for up to 90 consecutive days. This is renewable for an equal lapse according to the Ministry of Popular Power for Interior Relationships and Justice of Venezuela.
For up to seventy-two (72) consecutive hours, with only one entry. Unless the ticket indicates that the return trip requires another visit to the South American nation, in which case the ticket-holder is allowed to enter the territory twice, with the same limitation of time.
Divided in Business, investment, industrial entrepreneur, venezuelan family, domestic employee, rental, student, religious nature, family bonds, reenter and laboral. To get this particular kind of visa, the citizen needs to present the documentation that corroborates the requirement, and the enabling of this visa corresponds to the necessary institutions, which often are the Consular offices, or Embassies of Venezuela.
Every foreign citizen that wishes to touch Venezuelan soil requires a valid passport with a minimum validity of six (06) months. This is acquired with the correspondent entities of its country of origin, and if necessary, it needs to have the visa for the land, which are conceded through the Consular offices, or Embassies of Venezuela.
International Airport “General Jacinto Lara
Av. Vicente Gil, end of Av. La Salle.
Building of Corporation of Tourism for Lara (CORTULARA)
19th Avenue between 24th and 25th streets. Barquisimeto – Lara
Bolivar Soberano (VEF)
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Translation: This is an environment 100% free of tobacco smoke. Resolution N°030: Prohibition of smoking on internal areas of public spaces, workplaces and recreation areas.
Link: Indoor-smoking prohibition (In Spanish)
Organic Law for Drugs:
In Venezuelan Territory, the consumption and selling of stupefacient products is illegal. Source: Laws against drug use (In Spanish)
Laws for the Disarmament and Gun and Ammo Control doesn’t limit the weapon carrying, however, it regulates the use and carry of said items, according to an established set of laws.
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You can get to Barquisimeto by land or by air, touching down at the International Airport “Jacinto Lara”.
If you are traveling from Caracas:
|Caracas, Distrito Capital, Venezuela|
368 km. 4h 17 min approximately.
|1.||Head to the southeast into Av. Nueva Granada through Av. Luisa Cáceres de Arismendi.||0,8 km|
|2.||Go right at the Y-intersection and go through the Valle-Coche Highway / Troncal 9 / Roadway 9||3,1 km|
|3.||Keep on going by the Roadway 1.||148 km|
|4.||Keep your right in the Y-intersection to head into the Bárbula-Guacara/V-1 highway||16,9 km|
|5.||Go on through the Valencia – Puerto Cabello highway / Highway 1. (Tollbooths along the road)||32,1 km|
|6.||Take the exit towards the Morón Highway / Valencia – Puerto Cabello Highway.||0,5 km|
|7.||Keep on the Morón Highway / Valencia – Puerto Cabello Highway.||5,0 km|
|8.||Keep your right to stay on the Morón Highway / Valencia – Puerto Cabello Highway.||2,6 km|
|9.||Go on through the Highway 3.||2,0 km|
|10.||At the roundabout, take the second exit.||1,1 km|
|11.||Go on through the Cimarrón-Andresote Regional Highway.||131 km|
|12.||Keep on the Cimarrón-Andresote Regional Highway.||7,6 km|
|13.||Take the exit towards the North Bypass Highway / Panamerican High Road.||0,7 km|
|14.||Go on through the North Bypass Highway / Panamerican High Road.||9,8 km|
|15.||Take the exit towards the Barquisimeto – El Cují Intercommunal Avenue.||0,6 km|
|16.||Keep on left.||2,5 km|
|17.||Turn slightly right towards the Libertador Avenue.||0,3 km|
|18.||Turn right towards Libertador Avenue.||82 m|
|19.||Turn left towards Libertador Avenue.||35 m|
|20.||Turn right again towards Libertador Avenue.||3,5 km|
|21.||Turn left towards 54th Street.||0,6 km|
|22.||Now, turn right. (Your destination is to the left).||0,2 km|
Barquisimeto 3001, Lara, Venezuela
If you’re coming from Valencia
Valencia, Carabobo, Venezuela
214 km. 2h 35 min approximately.
|1.||Go west.||0,4 km|
|2.||Turn right towards 74A Street.||5 m|
|3.||Take the left branch towards the Highway 5.||3,1 km|
|4.||Get on the East Highway / Highway 1.||10,0 km|
|5.||Take the left branch towards the Valencia – Puerto Cabello Highway / Highway 1.||0,2 km|
Keep on left and turn to the Valencia – Puerto Cabello Highway / Highway 1.
Toll booths along the way.
|7.||Take the exit towards the Morón Highway / Highway 1.||0,5 km|
|8.||Go on through the Morón Highway / Highway 1||5,0 km|
|9.||Keep on right to stay at the Morón Highway / Highway 1.||2,6 km|
|10.||Keep on the Highway 3.||2,0 km|
|11.||At the roundabout, take the second exit.||1,1 km|
|12.||Go on through the Cimarrón-Andresote Regional Highway.||131 km|
|13.||Stay on the Cimarrón-Andresote Regional Highway.||7,6 km|
|14.||Take the exit towards the North Bypass Highway / Panamerican High Road.||0,7 km|
|15.||Go on through the North Bypass Highway / Panamerican High Road.||9,8 km|
|16.||Take the exit towards the Barquisimeto – El Cují Intercommunal Avenue.||0,6 km|
|17.||Keep left.||2,5 km|
|18.||Turn slightly right towards the Libertador Avenue.||0,3 km|
|19.||Turn right towards Libertador Avenue.||82 m|
|20.||Turn left towards Libertador Avenue.||35 m|
|21.||Turn right again towards Libertador Avenue.||3,5 km|
|22.||Turn left towards the 54th Street.||0,6 km|
Your destination is to the left.
Barquisimeto 3001, Lara, Venezuela
If you’re traveling from Maracaibo:
|Maracaibo, Zulia, Venezuela|
339 km. 4h 46 min aproximadamente
|1.||Go south.||0,6 km|
|2.||Turn left.||4,5 km|
|3.||Turn right towards Roundabout #3.||4,0 km|
|4.||Turn left towards 96J Street.||35 m|
|5.||Turn right.||0,3 km|
|6.||Turn left.||12,4 km|
|7.||Go on through the Gral. Rafael Urdaneta Bridge.||8,0 km|
|8.||Take the exit towards the Pedro Lucas Urribarrí Avenue.||4,1 km|
|9.||Turn left towards Perozo Alley.||0,5 km|
|10.||Turn right.||1,2 km|
|11.||Turn left.||2,9 km|
|12.||Go into the Lara – Zulia Highway / 17th High Road.||212 km|
|13.||Go into the Panamerican High Road / High Road 1.||79,2 km|
|14.||Go on through the Florencio Jiménez Avenue.||7,7 km|
|15.||Go on through the Libertador Avenue.||0,3 km|
|16.||Turn right.||85 m|
|17.||Turn right, again.||0,3 km|
|18.||Turn left.||0,2 km|
Turn left at the first street intersection at the 56th. Street.
Your destination is to the right.
Barquisimeto 3001, Lara, Venezuela
Aeroexpresos Ejecutivos C.A., a company dedicated to the transportation of people throughout the national territory.
German Garmendia Av., Las Trinitarias Urb., Barquisimeto
Barquisimeto, 20th Av., Ayacucho.
Address: End of La Salle Av., with Vicente Landaeta Gil Av., Barquisimeto, Lara.
Phone Number: (+58) 0251–443 26 99
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You can find them at malls, public installations, tourist sites, etc. These are often located in areas with easy access.
Tip payments are often included in the final bill, often ranging from 10% to 15% of the total. This, however, is not the only payment for the waiter that served you, as it’s customary leaving a cash tip to the employees.
Public locations with open WiFi networks are limited in this city. However, in private establishments like cafés, bars, and malls, WiFi services are often offered to the consumers.
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Rainfall: Average precipitation : https://weather.com/weather/monthly/l/VEXX0004:1:VE