El Tigre

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El Tigre
Flag of El Tigre
Official seal of El Tigre
El Tigre is located in Venezuela
El Tigre
El Tigre
El tigre in Anzoátegui State, Venezuela
Coordinates: 08°53′10″N 64°15′40″W / 8.88611°N 64.26111°W / 8.88611; -64.26111
Country Venezuela
State Anzoátegui
Municipality Simón Rodríguez Municipality
Founded February 23, 1933
 • Mayor Jesús Figuera (PSUV)
 • Total 703 km2 (271 sq mi)
Elevation 265 m (869 ft)
Population (2013)
 • Total 206.946 hab.
 • Demonym Tigrense
Time zone VST (UTC-4:30)
 • Summer (DST) not observed (UTC-4:30)
Postal code 6050
Area code(s) 0283
Website Alcaldía de Simón Rodríguez.
The area and population figures are for the municipality

El Tigre (Spanish pronunciation: [el ˈtiɣɾe]) is a city in the eastern Venezuelan state of Anzoátegui. This city is the shire town of the Simón Rodríguez Municipality and, according to the 2001 Venezuelan census, the municipality has a population of 147,800.[1] One nearby tourist destination is the Chimire Cliffs.


El Tigre was founded on February 23, 1933. The city started when oil companies found oil in El Tigre and established their offices in Campo Oficina.


The Simón Rodríguez Municipality, according to the 2011 Venezuelan census, has a population of 194.858 (up from 155.178 in 2000). This amounts to 12.4% of Anzoátegui's population.[1]


El Tigre is the shire town of the Simón Rodríguez Municipality in Anzoátegui. The mayor of the Simón Rodríguez Municipality is Jesús Figuera, elected in 2013 with 41,87% of the vote.[2]

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Coordinates: 8°53′00″N 64°15′00″W / 8.88333°N 64.25°W / 8.88333; -64.25