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Japanese Venezuelan


Japanese Venezuelan

Japanese Venezuelan
Japonés Venezolano
Total population
Regions with significant populations
Caracas, Puerto La Cruz
Venezuelan Spanish, Japanese
Roman Catholicism and Buddhism
Related ethnic groups
Japanese people, Japanese Americans, Japanese Canadians, Japanese Mexicans, Japanese Paraguayans, Japanese Peruvians, Japanese Brazilians

Japanese Venezuelan (Spanish: Japonés Venezolano, Japanese: Nikkei Benezuerajin) is a Venezuelan citizen of Japanese heritage.


  • Language 1
  • Religion 2
  • Prominent Japanese Venezuelans 3
  • Notes 4
  • References 5


Most Japanese Venezuelans only speak Spanish. Only a selected number can speak Japanese, while those with higher education speak English. There are even a number of Japanese Venezuelan schools that offer English-language teaching to the recent Japanese residents.


The majority of Japanese Venezuelans are Roman Catholic Christians, while the rest are Buddhists.

Prominent Japanese Venezuelans



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