|Municipality and town|
Location of the municipality and town of Tibaná in the Boyacá Department of Colombia
|Founded||12 October 1537|
|Founded by||Gonzalo Jiménez de Quesada|
|• Mayor||Luis Alejandro Millán Diaz
|• Municipality and town||121.76 km2 (47.01 sq mi)|
|• Urban||0.45 km2 (0.17 sq mi)|
|Elevation||2,115 m (6,939 ft)|
|• Municipality and town||9,186|
|• Density||75/km2 (200/sq mi)|
|Time zone||Colombia Standard Time (UTC-5)|
Tibaná is a town and municipality in the Colombian Department of Boyacá, part of the subregion of Márquez Province. The urban centre of Tibaná is situated on the Altiplano Cundiboyacense at an altitude of 2,115 metres (6,939 ft) and a distance of 38 kilometres (24 mi) from the department capital Tunja. It borders Jenesano in the north, Ramiriquí and Chinavita in the east, Chinavita and Úmbita in the south and in the west Turmequé and Nuevo Colón.
The area around Tibaná was part of the Muisca Confederation and loyal to the zaque of Hunza. Modern Tibaná was founded early in the Spanish conquest; on October 12, 1537 Spanish conquistador Gonzalo Jiménez de Quesada established the village.