Sinamaica Lagoon is a large extension of water located northwest of Zulia state, Venezuela. The Paraujano population or ethnic Añu that inhabit this area have been lived on the Lagoon, in stilted houses over the water "palafitos", since pre-colonial times. People living there, now estimated at 2800, use this body of water for fishing, transport, and other activities. According to available epidemiological data, enteritis is one of the principal causes of mortality in children..
Sinamaica is the seat of Páez Municipality, in Zulia State, Venezuela. It is a village of about 2,000 people