Spanish immigration to Venezuela

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
  (Redirected from Spanish Venezuelan)
Jump to: navigation, search
Spanish Venezuelan
Languages
Spanish
Religion
Predominantly Roman Catholic
Part of a series on
Spaniards
Regional groups

Other groups
Diaspora
Languages

Other languages
Religion
Flag of Spain.svg Spain portal

A Spanish Venezuelan is a Venezuelan citizen of Spanish origin or descent. There are many Venezuelans of Spanish origin, especially from the Canary Islands (known as Isleños). Most Venezuelans have some Spanish ancestry.

Spanish immigration to Venezuela begins with the Spanish colonization of the Americas, and it continued during Colonial Venezuela and after independence (1830). Further immigration has taken place since, particularly following World War II.

In addition, as of 2010, there were around 200,000 Venezuelans residing in Spain.[1] As of January 2016, there were 188,025 Spanish citizens in Venezuela.[2] Most Venezuelans in Spain have Spanish nationality.

References[edit]

See also[edit]