About Ramiriqui

Ramiriquí is a municipality of Colombia, capital of the Province of Marquez in the department of Boyacá .

The name comes from the Cacique Ramiriquí Ramirique, who was the last chief of this land, and to receive baptism was called Philip Ramiriquí. Until 1620 Ramiriquí belonged to the jurisdiction of Tibaná where the parish was but the early eighteenth century and spread Frayles the Spanish Dominican Order built a doctrine chapel (on the site of