Ciénega de Flores

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Ciénega de Flores
Municipality
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Settled 1675
Government
 • Presidente Municipal Miguel Angel Quiroga García
Area
 • Total 156.20 km2 (60.31 sq mi)
Population (2005 INEGI Census)
 • Total 14,268
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CST (UTC-5)
Codigo Postal 65550
Area code(s) +52-825
Website Municipio de Ciénega de Flores

Ciénega de Flores is a city and surrounding municipality located in Nuevo Leon, Mexico near Monterrey.

Tradition[edit]

Ciénega de Flores is recognized by its famous machacado (dry meat) food, which is one of the traditional foods in Nuevo Leon.

Demographics[edit]

According to the INEGI 2005 census Ciénega de Flores had a population of 14,268, which 5,735 are male and 5,469 are female. Out of the total population 37 or 0.39% were Native Indian. 8,117 of the total population were Catholic and 1,318 were affiliated to other religions. There are 3,497 household of which 3,370 are own occupied.

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Coordinates: 25°57′N 100°11′W / 25.950°N 100.183°W / 25.950; -100.183