Puerto Cabello


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Puerto Cabello

(pwār`tō käbā`yō), city (1990 pop. 128,825), N Venezuela, a port on the Caribbean Sea. An important Venezuelan port, it ships meat, coffee, cacao, dyewoods, and copper ores. Near the city is one of Venezuela's most modern oil and chemical plants. Strategically located, Puerto Cabello was subject to attacks by buccaneers and was a favorite market for Dutch smugglers during the colonial era. The last Spanish royalist stronghold during Venezuela's war for independence, it was captured by José Antonio PáezPáez, José Antonio
, 1790–1873, Venezuelan revolutionist, president, and caudillo. He boldly led (1810–19) a band of llaneros [plainsmen] in skillful guerrilla warfare against the Spanish, aided Simón Bolívar at the battle of
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 in 1823.

Puerto Cabello

 

a city in Venezuela. Population, 73,400 (1971). Puerto Cabello is a port on the Caribbean Sea, with a freight turnover of 10.4 million tons (1971). It exports oil, mahogany, and farm produce from the area near Lake Valencia, with which it is linked by rail and highway. There are food (including sugar), textile, leather and footwear, and woodworking industries. Puerto Cabello also has a shipyard. Near the city, in Moron, is a petrochemical enterprise.

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