Cabimas

city in Venezuela

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

Cabimas
View of Cabimas
View of Cabimas
Flag of Cabimas
Official seal of Cabimas
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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