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Maracaibo ( Français: Maracaibo, Russian: Маракайбо, Spanish: Maracaibo, Deutsch: Maracaibo) is a city in Venezuela, situated in the Zulia region. According to the latest census, the city population is 2225000 residents. Geographical coordinates of Maracaibo (WGS84): (lat.): 10° 37' 54" N ( 10.6317 ), (long.): 71° 38' 26" W ( -71.6406 ). Interested in useful and fascinating information about Maracaibo? Learn more about the city’s history and culture from Wikipedia article about Maracaibo.

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The most popular sights are: Estadio José Pachencho Romero.

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    Maracaibo (/ˌmærəˈkb/; Spanish pronunciation: [maɾaˈkaiβo]) is a city and the municipal seat of Maracaibo Municipality in northwestern Venezuela, on the western shore of the strait that connects Lake Maracaibo to the Gulf of Venezuela. It is the second-largest city in the country (after the national capital Caracas) and the capital of the state of Zulia. The population of the city is approximately 1,495,200 with the metropolitan area estimated at 2,108,404 as of 2010.Maracaibo is nicknamed La Tierra del Sol Amada ("The Beloved Land of the Sun").


    The name Maracaibo is said to come from the brave cacique (Indian chief) Mara, a young native who valiantly resisted the Spaniards and died fighting them. Legend says that when Mara fell, the Indians shouted "Mara kayó!" (Mara fell!), thus originating the city name --although it would be strange for them to shout in Spanish. Other historians say that the first name of this land in the local language was "Maara-iwo" meaning "Place where serpents abound".



    The first indigenous settlements were of Arawak and Carib origin. Around the main group were the Añu tribe who built rows of stilt houses all over the northern riviera of the Lake Maracaibo. The first Europeans arrived in 1499.

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