Venus facts – Interesting facts about Venus

Fun facts about Venus

You would weight exactly the same on both Venus and Earth.

Venus has volcanoes, mountains and sand.

Venus atmosphere is mostly made of carbon dioxide.

Venus is the second planet from the sun.

Venus is a terrestrial planet.

Venus is also called Earth’s “sister planet” because of their equivalent mass, size and proximity to sun.

Venus is the sixth largest planet in the solar system.

Venus orbits with a speed of 35 km per second or 78,292 miles per hour.

65 percent of Venus surface is flat, smooth plains, 35 percent is made up of six mountains regions.

Maxwell, a mountain range is the highest feature on Venus. It is seven miles high and 540 miles long.