Population of Cities in Venezuela (2021)

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.

Name 2021 Population
Caracas3,000,000
Maracaibo2,225,000
Maracay1,754,256
Valencia1,385,083
Barquisimeto809,490
Ciudad Guayana746,535
Barcelona424,795
Maturin410,972
Puerto La Cruz370,000
Petare364,684
Barinas353,442
Turmero344,700
Ciudad Bolivar338,000
Merida300,000
Alto Barinas284,289
Santa Teresa del Tuy278,890
Cumana257,783
San Cristobal246,583
Nuestra Senora del Rosario de Baruta244,216
Mucumpiz215,259
Cabimas200,818
Coro195,227
Guatire191,903
Cua182,558
Guarenas181,612
Puerto Cabello174,000
Ocumare del Tuy166,072
Guacara151,752
El Tigre150,999
El Limon148,247
Acarigua143,704
Los Teques140,617
Punto Fijo131,784
Charallave129,182
Palo Negro128,875
Cagua119,033
Anaco117,596
Calabozo117,132
Guanare112,286
Carupano112,082
Ejido106,915
Catia La Mar106,822
Mariara105,486
Carora93,788
Valera93,756
Yaritagua89,662
Valle de La Pascua89,080
San Juan de los Morros87,739
Porlamar87,120
La Victoria87,045
Tinaquillo82,145
El Cafetal80,029
San Fernando de Apure78,779
San Carlos77,192
San Felipe76,766
Villa de Cura76,614
Araure73,054
Guigue71,530
La Villa del Rosario65,011
Chacao64,609
San Antonio de Los Altos63,873
Machiques62,968
San Jose de Guanipa62,128
El Vigia59,092
Caucaguita59,000
Punta Cardon58,926
Los Dos Caminos58,168
El Hatillo57,591
La Dolorita56,846
San Carlos del Zulia56,582
Upata53,685
El Tocuyo53,099
Maiquetia52,564
Caucaguito52,556
Puerto Ayacucho52,526
Rubio51,568
Tucupita51,534
San Mateo50,401
Chivacoa45,904
Moron44,308
Lagunillas44,257
San Joaquin41,630
Quibor41,526
Zaraza41,483
Carrizal40,618
Altagracia de Orituco40,052
Gueiria40,000
Tacarigua39,205
Colon38,233
Trujillo38,110
Caraballeda37,824
La Asuncion35,084
Los Rastrojos34,636
Barinitas34,397
Las Tejerias33,320
Cantaura33,040
San Antonio del Tachira32,458
Santa Rita31,810
Guasdualito30,860
Nirgua30,188
Santa Elena de Uairen29,795
Juan Griego28,256
Villa Bruzual27,993
Tariba27,432
La Fria27,077
La Guaira25,259
Chichiriviche12,500
Tucacas12,500

Population of All Cities in Venezuela

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