Population of Cities in Venezuela (2018)

4
Over 1 Million
39
100,000 to 1 Million
65
10,000 to 100,000
  • Caracas
  • Maracaibo
  • Maracay
  • Valencia
  • Barquisimeto
  • Ciudad Guayana
  • Barcelona
  • Maturin
  • Puerto La Cruz
  • Petare
  • Barinas
  • Turmero
  • Ciudad Bolivar
  • Merida
  • Alto Barinas
  • Santa Teresa
  • Cumana
  • San Cristobal
  • Baruta
  • Mucumpiz
  • Cabimas
  • Coro
  • Guatire
  • Cua
  • Guarenas
  • Puerto Cabello
  • Ocumare del Tuy
  • Guacara
  • El Tigre
  • El Limon
  • Acarigua
  • Los Teques
  • Punto Fijo
  • Charallave
  • Palo Negro
  • Cagua
  • Anaco
  • Calabozo
  • Guanare
  • Carupano
  • Ejido
  • Catia La Mar
  • Mariara
  • Carora
  • Valera
  • Yaritagua
  • Valle de La Pascua
  • San Juan de los Morros
  • Porlamar
  • La Victoria

With its Caribbean coastline, Andes Mountains, rainforests and plains, Venezuela is one of the most ecologically diverse countries in the world. Its capital city of Caracas is situated in the north of the country along the Guaire River. It has a population of almost two million in the city, increasing to 2.9 million for the Caracas metropolitan area. In addition to being the economic and cultural center of Venezuela, Caracas is known for being one of most important cultural and industrial cities in Latin America, as well as a key tourist destination. However, the city is also known for having one of the highest murder rates in the world, estimated at 119 homicides per 100,000 residents.

Maracaibo is Venezuela's second-largest city. Located in the northwest of the country, Maracaibo has a population of approximately 1,495,200 in the city and 2,108,404 in the metropolitan area. The city is known as La Tierra del Sol Amada, which translates as 'The Beloved Land of the Sun', for its warm weather and friendly inhabitants. Venezuela's third-largest city is Valencia, an economic hub that is home to the country's key industrial companies. With around two million residents in its metropolitan area, Valencia's population is expected to grow in the years ahead.

Venezuela has 4 cities with more than a million people, 39 cities with between 100,000 and 1 million people, and 65 cities with between 10,000 and 100,000 people. The largest city in Venezuela is Caracas, with a population of 3,000,000 people.

Caracas

Caracas is Venezuela's capital, and is a commercial and cultural center located in a northern mountain valley.

3,000,000

Maracaibo

Maracaibo is the second-largest city in the Venezuela, and the capital of the state of Zulia.

2,225,000

Maracay

In Venezuela, Maracay is known as 'Ciudad Jard�n', or 'Garden City'.

1,754,256

Valencia

Valencia is an economic hub that contains Venezuela's top industries and manufacturing companies.

1,385,083

Barquisimeto

Barquisimeto is known for its modern cathedral and the Barquisimeto Museum, which displays regional artworks.

809,490

Ciudad Guayana

Ciudad Guayana is made up of two towns, Puerto Ordaz and San F�lix, and it is known as a gateway to the Orinoco Delta and the Gran Sabana.

746,535

Barcelona

Barcelona was founded in 1671, and is the capital of Anzo�tegui State.

424,795

Maturin

Maturin was a center for the development of the petroleum industry in Venezuela.

410,972

Puerto La Cruz

Puerto La Cruz is a port city located in Anzo�tegui State.

370,000

Petare

The city of Petare was founded in 1621 under the name of San Jose de Guanarito.

364,684

Name 2018 Population Location
Caracas3,000,000Map
Maracaibo2,225,000Map
Maracay1,754,256Map
Valencia1,385,083Map
Barquisimeto809,490Map
Ciudad Guayana746,535Map
Barcelona424,795Map
Maturin410,972Map
Puerto La Cruz370,000Map
Petare364,684Map
Barinas353,442Map
Turmero344,700Map
Ciudad Bolivar338,000Map
Merida300,000Map
Alto Barinas284,289Map
Santa Teresa278,890Map
Cumana257,783Map
San Cristobal246,583Map
Baruta244,216Map
Mucumpiz215,259Map
Cabimas200,818Map
Coro195,227Map
Guatire191,903Map
Cua182,558Map
Guarenas181,612Map
Puerto Cabello174,000Map
Ocumare del Tuy166,072Map
Guacara151,752Map
El Tigre150,999Map
El Limon148,247Map
Acarigua143,704Map
Los Teques140,617Map
Punto Fijo131,784Map
Charallave129,182Map
Palo Negro128,875Map
Cagua119,033Map
Anaco117,596Map
Calabozo117,132Map
Guanare112,286Map
Carupano112,082Map
Ejido106,915Map
Catia La Mar106,822Map
Mariara105,486Map
Carora93,788Map
Valera93,756Map
Yaritagua89,662Map
Valle de La Pascua89,080Map
San Juan de los Morros87,739Map
Porlamar87,120Map
La Victoria87,045Map
Tinaquillo82,145Map
El Cafetal80,029Map
San Fernando de Apure78,779Map
San Carlos77,192Map
San Felipe76,766Map
Villa de Cura76,614Map
Araure73,054Map
Guigue71,530Map
La Villa del Rosario65,011Map
Chacao64,609Map
San Antonio de Los Altos63,873Map
Machiques62,968Map
San Jose de Guanipa62,128Map
El Vigia59,092Map
Caucaguita59,000Map
Punta Cardon58,926Map
Los Dos Caminos58,168Map
El Hatillo57,591Map
La Dolorita56,846Map
San Carlos del Zulia56,582Map
Upata53,685Map
El Tocuyo53,099Map
Maiquetia52,564Map
Caucaguito52,556Map
Puerto Ayacucho52,526Map
Rubio51,568Map
Tucupita51,534Map
San Mateo50,401Map
Chivacoa45,904Map
Moron44,308Map
Lagunillas44,257Map
San Joaquin41,630Map
Quibor41,526Map
Zaraza41,483Map
Carrizal40,618Map
Altagracia de Orituco40,052Map
Gueiria40,000Map
Tacarigua39,205Map
San Juan de Colon38,233Map
Trujillo38,110Map
Caraballeda37,824Map
La Asuncion35,084Map
Los Rastrojos34,636Map
Barinitas34,397Map
Las Tejerias33,320Map
Cantaura33,040Map
San Antonio del Tachira32,458Map
Santa Rita31,810Map
Guasdualito30,860Map
Nirgua30,188Map
Santa Elena de Uairen29,795Map
Juan Griego28,256Map
Villa Bruzual27,993Map
Tariba27,432Map
La Fria27,077Map
La Guaira25,259Map
Tucacas12,500Map
Chichiriviche12,500Map