CUMANA, a city and port of Venezuela, capital of the state of Bermudez, situated on the Manzanares river about i m.
It was created in 1881 by the union of the states of Barcelona, Cumana and Maturin, dissolved in 1901 into its three original states, and reorganized in 1904 with a slight modification of territory.
Of a district of the same name, and Cumana (10,000), on the gulf of Cariaco, founded in.
Behind the wide bay between Cape Codera and Cumana there is an interruption in the Maritime Andes; but both ranges reappear between Cumana and the Gulf of Paria.
At La Guaira the mean temperature for the year is 85° F., at Caracas (3025 ft.) it is 71.2° (or 66.2° according to an official return), at Cumana it is 83°, at Valencia 76°, Coro 82°, Barquisimeto 78°, Yaritagua 80 6°, Merida 61°, Trujillo 72°,72°, and Maracaibo 81°.
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