Tame is the cradle of liberty city

Tame is a tourist attraction par excellence, here you will find many beautiful places for fun, the atmosphere is very nice the people are very friendly and the nature of this place is unique ...

Tame is the cradle of liberty city, so called from the history of the independence of Colombia, and that played an important role in the outcome of that era, today is a beautiful city full of sites, livestock, oil, culture llanera and a myriad of elements that make this land a paradise in the Colombian plains ...

Just enough to come to know to love this land full of mysteries and charms that rises in the foothills of the Cordillera Oriental in exactly the wider plateau of the mountain to make way for the majestic plains Colombian-Venezuelan ...

This city has good economy, large agribusiness development and the historic city of the plains!

                                           XVI MEETING OF MARTIAL TAME Band Music - ARAUCA

On 12 June each year is held in the municipality of Tame, "Cradle of Liberty"the meeting of the armies of Bolivar and Santander, in fact happened in 1819.

The municipality of Tame is located in the Department of Arauca, at 343 meters above sea level on a plateau in the foothills of the Cordillera Oriental, which encased the lower slopes of the rivers Tame and Cravo.

This region begins in the Sierra Nevada of cocuy and continues downward, is also formed by acid savannas, sometimes concave, a phenomenon which is manifested by poorly drained, but there are fertile soils in the foothills that allow demanding crops.

Has different climatic zones ranging from the cold of the Sierra Nevada of cocuy to the tropical climate of the grasslands that stretch after concluding the forests of the mountains and jungles.


At the time of discovery was home to indigenous groups identified as belonging to the families Arauquinoid guahibo and Arawak settlements established in sedentary as Horouchoebía, Coronie, Saborosama, Ischtaburabi, Cobariba, Macaguane, Patute Betoyes and were submitted by the Spanish.

Aborigines were not really wild and civilized displaying framed guidelines on cohesion policy and economic expertise that allowed the exchange of products whose production groups had achieved a certain development, as agriculture was the line that complemented the hunting, fishing and Planting of the palm and moriche cumare.

In 1628, the primitive village of Indians Tames was organized by Don Alonso Perez de Guzman under rules of Spanish culture, and given the name of Our Lady of the Assumption of Tame. In its jurisdiction the Jesuits founded the Hacienda Caribabare from where it started the acculturation of indigenous people, enabling them to perform different jobs in carpentry, farming and agriculture.


Thus, during the colonial period, from this large estate of 220 hectares, which was built as the finance mother of all properties owned in the Orinoco Llanos of the Society of Jesus, was organized and established a powerful agro-industrial complex large projections on the international market, because at the time was racing through the river network in the watershed that allowed access to the sea and trade with European and North American ports where exported coffee, cocoa, snuff, tonka beans, skins and heron feathers was very appetizing when the fashion of the nobility of the old continent demanded their use.

The redistribution of goods coming through the Casanare to the Port of San Salvador or the Arauca to Arauquita, was done by mule train and harness oxen traveled to Tame Tame and Bogota. Services were appreciated in this mode lent the Venezuelan Abelardo Bravo y Florentino Cruz, who also owned large warehouses and warehouse outlets which became smaller.


Tame participation in the emancipation of Colombia was crucial and was started in 1812, when Dominican Fray Ignacio Mariño, Juan Ramón Nonato Pérez Galea and organized an army to repel the Spanish conquest, making the territory of Arauca and Casanare remain free . Bolívar and Santander were found here, on June 12, 1819 to organize their armies and start the campaign that culminated with victory in the fields of Boyacá.

Tamen participation in significant liberator was characterized by his courage and bravery.

Some among the group of 14 Lancers in the Pantano de Vargas, led by Juan José Rondón, defined the fate of New Granada. Tamen were four of them: Pablo Matute, Bonifacio Gutierrez and Saturnino and Innocent Chinca.