Puerto la Cruz

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Puerto la Cruz,

city (1990 pop. 69,556), NE Anzoátegui state, NE Venezuela, on the Caribbean Sea. Puerto la Cruz is a center for the storage, refining, and shipping of petroleum.

Puerto La Cruz

 

a city in northeastern Venezuela, in the state of Anzoátegui. Population, 82,100 (1970). Puerto la Cruz is a major port for the export of oil, with a freight turnover of approximately 23 million tons (1971). It has an oil refinery, with a capacity of 8 million tons. It also has a food industry.