Los Llanos are a vast region of northern South America in the river. Orinoco, as one of the most important ecosystems in the world with two
marked seasons, the rainy season and dry season is characterized
for its extensive savannah, its climate is intertropical savanna (Aw in
Köppen climate classification of being wet and warm (except in
high plains with milder climate), with high temperatures in general, the region
placed on the interior and hence no maritime influence allows
greater daily temperature variations in coastal areas, temperatures over
casualties were recorded in rainy season, so often in August
temperatures lower than in January, for example, but the amplitude
Thermal annual general is not very significant.
In Venezuelan territory, the plains are formed by the states of Apure (excluding Paez Municipality), Barinas, Portuguesa, Cojedes, Guarico, Anzoategui and Monagas. Los Llanos Venezuela account for 14% of the population. In Venezuela the plains are divided into three regions:
Western Plains: Formed by the states of Apure, Barinas and Portuguesa are the most commonly used tend to identify with the Venezuelan plains.
Central Plains: The region llanera are Guárico and Cojedes states in the center of the country.
Llanos Orientales: What make up much of the states of Anzoátegui and Monagas.
San Fernando de Apure - Capital of the State, with 132,000 inhabitants.
Elorza - Capital of the Rómulo Gallegos Municipality, with approx. 22,000.
Ciudad Sucre - opened during the presidency of Rafael Caldera, approx. 10,000.