Cienfuegos

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Cienfuegos
Municipality
Downtown Cienfuegos
Nickname(s): La Perla del Sur (Pearl of the South)
Coordinates: 22°08′44″N 80°26′11″W / 22.14556°N 80.43639°W / 22.14556; -80.43639Coordinates: 22°08′44″N 80°26′11″W / 22.14556°N 80.43639°W / 22.14556; -80.43639
Country  Cuba
Province Cienfuegos
Founded 1819
Area
 • Total 333 km2 (129 sq mi)
Elevation 25 m (82 ft)
Population (2004)
 • Total 163,824
 • Density 492.0/km2 (1,274/sq mi)
Time zone EST (UTC-5)
Area code(s) +53-432

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