El Tigre is a city of Anzoategui, a state located east of Venezuela's capital city of Caracas.
Located in what is called the "Guanipa Mesa", a river (Tigre) runs across the city.
The average temperature is 79°F, all year around, and the annual average rainfall is 1,200mm. One nearby tourist destination is the Chimire Cliffs.
El Tigre also is in full conurbation with the city of San Jose de Guanipa also known as El Tigrito, capital of the Guanipa Municipality whose population according to data from the CNE is 84,526 inhabitants. Both cities are basically one, whose population would be 291,472 inhabitants.
Since the appointment of Orinoco Belt as one of the largest reserves of oil in the world, El Tigre has become one of the most important cities in Venezuela because it is very near or on the edge of this oil belt in Anzoategui state. Thus, El Tigre currently shows an increase in the establishment of companies of services to the oil industry that is constantly growing and have also been presented innumerable construction projects for new shopping malls, business buildings or towers and other works for the significant activation of tourism.