Cabimas

city in Venezuela

Cabimas is a city on the shore of Maracaibo Lake in Zulia State in northwestern Venezuela. In 2005, its population was around 200,859. The city is known for producing much of Venezuela's oil.[1]

Cabimas
Flag of Cabimas
Flag
Official seal of Cabimas
Seal
Nickname(s): 
"La Cenicienta"
English: "Cinderella"
Motto(s): 
"La fuerza del ciudadano, proviene de la familia
("The strength of the citizen comes from its family")
Cabimas is located in Venezuela
Cabimas
Cabimas
Coordinates: 10°24′N 71°27′W / 10.400°N 71.450°W / 10.400; -71.450Coordinates: 10°24′N 71°27′W / 10.400°N 71.450°W / 10.400; -71.450
CountryVenezuela
StateZulia
CountiesCabimas
Founded1758
Area
 • Total862 km2 (785 sq mi)
Elevation
3 m (9 ft)
Population
 (2011)
 • Total288,595
 • Density477.81/km2 (1,237.5/sq mi)
Postal code
4013
Area code(s)(+58) 264 , (+58) 371 , (+58) 271
ClimateBSh

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