Tibacuy is a municipality and town of Colombia in the department of Cundinamarca, in Sumapaz Province. Tibacuy is situated south of the Altiplano Cundiboyacense in the Eastern Ranges of the Colombian Andes at 87 kilometres (54 mi) southeast of the capital Bogotá.
|Municipality and town|
View from Cumaca, rural part of Tibacuy
Location of the municipality and town inside Cundinamarca Department of Colombia
|Founded||17 February 1592|
|Founded by||Bernardino de Albornoz|
|• Mayor||Eduar Javier Serrano Orjuela
|• Municipality and town||84.4 km2 (32.6 sq mi)|
|• Urban||0.25 km2 (0.10 sq mi)|
|Elevation||1,647 m (5,404 ft)|
|• Municipality and town||4,828|
|• Density||57/km2 (150/sq mi)|
|Time zone||Colombia Standard Time (UTC-5)|
|Climate chart (explanation)|
The area of Tibacuy was inhabited by the Muisca and the Panche with the Sutagao living to the southeast. The present town centre is situated at a lower altitude than the original indigenous village. Modern Tibacuy was founded between 13th and 17th of February 1592 by Bernardino de Albornoz.