Tapipa

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Tapipa
Tapipa is located in Venezuela
Tapipa
Tapipa
Coordinates: 10°14′N 66°19′W / 10.233°N 66.317°W / 10.233; -66.317Coordinates: 10°14′N 66°19′W / 10.233°N 66.317°W / 10.233; -66.317
Country VenezuelaVenezuela
State Miranda
Municipality Acevedo, Venezuela
Founded 20 January 1784
Time zone VST
Climate Af

Tapipa is a town in the state of Miranda, Venezuela, in the Venezuelan Coastal Range near the Tuy River. It was founded on 20 January 1784 as a settlement for labourers on surrounding cacao plantations. The population of Tapipa is largely Afro-Venezuelan. The 1971 census recorded 891 inhabitants.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ T. Arends, M.L. Gallango, A. Muller, M. Gonzalez-Marrero, and O. Perez Bandez, "Tapipa: A Negroid Venezuelan Isolate", pp202-4; in Robert J. Meier, Charlotte M. Otten, Fathi Abdel-Hameed (eds, 1978), Evolutionary Models and Studies in Human Diversity, Walter de Gruyter