Cieneguilla

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Cieneguilla
District
Coat of arms of Cieneguilla
Coat of arms
Location of Cieneguilla in the Lima province
Location of Cieneguilla in the Lima province
Country  Peru
Region Lima
Province Lima
Founded March 3, 1970
Capital Cieneguilla
Government
 • Mayor Manuel Schwartz Rozenberg
Area
 • Total 240.33 km2 (92.79 sq mi)
Elevation 300 m (1,000 ft)
Population (2005 census)
 • Total 15,784
 • Density 66/km2 (170/sq mi)
Time zone PET (UTC-5)
UBIGEO 150109
Website municieneguilla.gob.pe

The Peruvian district of Cieneguilla is one of the 43 districts that make up the Lima Province. It is located in the easternmost area of the province and is one of the few districts left that are not already completely urbanized.

Boundaries[edit]

It borders on the east with the Huarochirí Province in the Lima Region, to the south and west with the Pachacamac District, to the north with the Ate and Chaclacayo districts.

General[edit]

The main access route is a highway emanating from La Molina District. The district is found in the of the Lurín River valley. In this river, until the 1980s, a large amount of shrimp could be found. The Lurín River valley is the only one of the three valleys of Lima (Rimac River valley - Chillón River valley — Lurín River valley, that has not been devastated by the unregulated and unplanned urban growth of Lima. In this sense, the valley in general and Cienguilla, in particular, still have wild areas, nature, and many more attractive landscapes.

Unique Points of Interest[edit]

Cieneguilla is the headquarters of Posada de Amor, a Christian children's home.[1]

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 12°05′30″S 76°46′30″W / 12.09167°S 76.77500°W / -12.09167; -76.77500