Ortiz, Guárico

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Ortiz is a city in Venezuela's Guárico State, located in the country's central plains. It serves as the administrative centre for the surrounding municipality of the same name, Ortiz, Venezuela.

The city was founded as a Roman Catholic mission in the late 16th century. For a brief period between 1874 and 1881, Ortiz served as the state capital. Ortiz is connected to Parapara to the North by a national road.


Coordinates: 09°37′30″N 67°17′12″W / 9.62500°N 67.28667°W / 9.62500; -67.28667