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Cienfuegos

city in Cuba, capital of Cienfuegos Province

Cienfuegos is the capital city of the Cienfuegos province, Cuba. It has a population of about 150,000.

Cienfuegos
Downtown Cienfuegos
Downtown Cienfuegos
Nickname(s): 
La Perla del Sur (Pearl of the South)
Coordinates: Coordinates: 22°08′44″N 80°26′11″W / 22.14556°N 80.43639°W / 22.14556; -80.43639
Country Cuba
ProvinceCienfuegos
Founded1819
Area
 • Total333 km2 (129 sq mi)
Elevation
25 m (82 ft)
Population
 (2004)
 • Total163,824
 • Density492.0/km2 (1,274/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC-5 (EST)
Area code(s)+53-432