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El Dorado
El Dorado is located in Venezuela
El Dorado
El Dorado
Coordinates: 6°43′0″N 61°37′0″W / 6.71667°N 61.61667°W / 6.71667; -61.61667Coordinates: 6°43′0″N 61°37′0″W / 6.71667°N 61.61667°W / 6.71667; -61.61667
Country  Venezuela
State Bolívar State
Municipality Sifontes Municipality
Founded 2 March 1894
Time zone VST

El Dorado is a small town in eastern Venezuela. It is situated in Bolívar State, on the Cuyuni River. It is the second largest town in Sifontes Municipality; the capital of the municipality is Tumeremo.

El Dorado was founded in the 19th century. It is in a gold-mining area on the road to Brazil. The town is famous for its prison, which is mentioned in the book Papillon. El Dorado has an small airport IATA: EORICAO: SVED.

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4 news items

 
El Mundo.es
Sat, 26 Feb 2011 10:20:41 -0800

A sus 79 años, Juan Otero ha visto las maravillas y miserias del mundo perdido. El aislado territorio salpicado de montañas prehistóricas -conocidas como tepuys-, que Sir Arthur Conan Doyle inmortalizó en su libro The lost world. Este gallego de Ferrol ...
 
Venezuela Al Día
Fri, 16 May 2014 15:07:30 -0700

Aproximadamente 570 internos de la cárcel de El Dorado, en el estado Bolívar, iniciaron este viernes una huelga de hambre para denunciar retardo procesal y supuestos maltratos en contra de sus familiares por parte de la Guardia Nacional Bolivariana.
 
Aporrea.org
Thu, 12 Jun 2014 08:29:49 -0700

En los tiempos antiguos, Venezuela formaba parte de los grandes cuentos misteriosos, y de las reales aventuras, relacionadas con la búsqueda de El Dorado. Venezuela tiene en su territorio algunas de las tribus Indígenas más antiguas del mundo, que ...
 
YouTube
Fri, 18 Jan 2013 04:54:05 -0800

OR & DIAMANTS D'EL DORADO VENEZUELA- LES MINES D'OR - Duration: 15:04. by reporterexpress1 59,501 views. 15:04. TOP 10 - Les plus beaux TRÉSORS trouvés en DÉTECTION - Duration: 7:06. by NORMANDIE - DÉTECTION 808,091 views. 7:06.
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