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Flag of Tariba
Official seal of Tariba
Tariba is located in Venezuela
Coordinates: 07°49′00″N 72°13′00″W / 7.81667°N 72.21667°W / 7.81667; -72.21667Coordinates: 07°49′00″N 72°13′00″W / 7.81667°N 72.21667°W / 7.81667; -72.21667
Country VenezuelaVenezuela
State Flag of Táchira.svg Táchira
Municipality Cardenas
Founded 1547
Elevation 860 m (2,820 ft)
Population (2010)
 • Total 128,590
Demonym(s) Taribero
Time zone UTC (UTC-4:00)
postal code 5017
area code 0276

Tariba is a town in Táchira, Venezuela, and is the capital of the Cárdenas Municipality. It was founded in 1602. Tariba has a population of 128,590. It's located on the outsides of the city of San Cristobal. Like other venezuelan cities, Tariba was founded by an ancient indigenous people and then discovered by Alonso Pérez de Tolosa in 1547.

Tariba has a very catholic culture, this can be shown in the Basílica de Nuestra Señora de la Consolación,like many other cities in Venezuela it has its own plaza bolivar.


  1. ^ "VenezuelaTuya". Venezuela Tuya. Retrieved 2017-03-07. 


  • Source: Spanish Wikipedia
  1. ^ "VenezuelaTuya". Venezuela Tuya. Retrieved 2017-03-07.