Cienfuegos, Cuba

By: Maggie & Jack

Brief History

Cienfuegos was founded by a man named Luis Declouet. Declouet was a Frenchmen. It was founded on April 22, 1819. Cienfuegos is located at 22* North and 80* West. It is 150 miles outside of the Cuban capital, Havana.

IMPORTANT FACTS:

Sports

-The main sport played in Cienfuegos is baseball as is true for much of Cuba. But they also enjoy track and field games.

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Music

Cuba, live music in Cienfuegos

Natural Resources and Land

The land in Cienfuegos is full of rolling hills and an abundance off water useful for irrigation. The soil that is mostly made of limestone and red clay is ideal for lots of agriculture which can be sold in different markets.

Population

The population here is around 146,000 people.

Language

In Cienfuegos, Spanish is the most commonly spoken language. English is spoken in some areas too.

POINTS OF INTEREST:

Parque de Natural Topes de Collantes

Topes de Collantes is a nature reserve park that has lush forests, waterfalls and natural lakes to swim in.

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Palacio de Gobierno

Palacio de Gobierno is a functioning government building that contains paintings, artwork and a stunning courtyard.
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Delfinario de Cienfuegos

The Delfinario de Cienfueugos is a fun family aquarium.

El Ranch Luna beach

El Rancho Luna Beach is a lovley, quiet, white sand beach, and is perfect for tourists.