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.
- ^ 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