Pinar del Río

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Pinar del Río is the capital city in Pinar del Río Province in northwestern Cuba. The city has over 159,000 people living within its boundaries according to the 2021 estimates.[1]

The region where the city was later founded was originally named Nueva Filipina (New Philippines). Its name was changed to Pinar del Río in the 1770s.[2]

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  1. "Pinar del Rio Population for 2021". The Population Hub. Retrieved August 28, 2021.
  2. "The Pinar del Rio History". The Cuba Travel Network. Retrieved August 28, 2021.