Ocumare del Tuy

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Ocumare del Tuy
Ocumare del Tuy is located in Venezuela
Ocumare del Tuy
Ocumare del Tuy
Coordinates: 10°06′49″N 66°46′53″W / 10.11361°N 66.78139°W / 10.11361; -66.78139Coordinates: 10°06′49″N 66°46′53″W / 10.11361°N 66.78139°W / 10.11361; -66.78139
Country VenezuelaVenezuela
State Miranda
Municipality Lander Municipality
Elevation 150 m (490 ft)
Population (2005)
 • Total 166,112
 • Demonym Ocumareño/a
Time zone VST
Postal code 1209

Ocumare del Tuy is a city located in Miranda State in northern Venezuela, the shire town of the Lander Municipality. Ocumare del Tuy is noted for warm and clear weather, with year-round sunshine and 60 days of rainfall annually, and an average temperature that ranges from 64 to 83 °F (18 to 28 °C), but with relatively low humidity.

Ocumare del Tuy has a population of around 160,000 (2005), mainly dedicated to agriculture (cocoa, coffee, sugar cane) and livestock farming (pigs, but also cattle), with leafy forest and meadows.

Ocumare del Tuy was the capital of the state of Miranda between 1904 and 1928, when it moved to Petare and later to Los Teques.

Miami Marlins manager Ozzie Guillén was born here on 20 January 1964.