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Barquisimeto Travel Guide, Venezuela

Located in the proximity of River Turbio, Barquisimeto happens to be the capital city for Lara State (which is located in the central western region of Venezuela). With a population of around 800000 inhabitants the city of Barquisimeto is located at an approximate altitude of around 550 meters. Although the city of Barquisimeto is located almost in the central part of the city still it takes lot of time to reach the city of Barquisimeto due to the poor design of highways and costly tolls after every few hundred kilometers.

The annual average temperature for the city of Barquisimeto is around 26 degree Celsius. The annual average maximum temperature is around 28 degree Celsius while the annual average minimum temperature is around 21 degree Celsius. This clearly reflects that the city of Barquisimeto experiences moderate climate which isn’t that harsh on the locals of the city.

The city of Barquisimeto has excelled immensely in last couple of years in the field of education. Students from complete Venezuela travel to the city of Barquisimeto for higher studies. In last few years so many students have migrated to the city of Barquisimeto that as of today it is being considered as hub of education when compared to all other cities of Venezuela. There are around 15 government funded reputed universities in the city of Barquisimeto.

The most famous method of transportation in the city of Barquisimeto is ‘rapiditos’ which are old vehicles that have the capacity to carry 5 persons from one part of the city to the other. The latest transport system is the Transbranca Trolleybus which is said to carry around 170000 locals of the city from one part to the other on daily basis. The system stretches for over 60 kilometers of route on road. The Transbranca system has lately experienced many cases of robbery which has immensely degraded its name. The airport of the Barquisimeto is called as Jacinto Lara International Airport.

Food business is the major economical driver for the city of Barquisimeto. Other then food industry the city of Barquisimeto also excels in textile business, plastics, dairy, paper making industry, automotive industry, farming industry, and agriculture also. Both the small and large scale industries of Barquisimeto are growing exponentially due to its location which helps the city to get connected with the national market as well as the international market.

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