Ciénega de Flores

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Ciénega de Flores
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Settled 1675
 • Presidente Municipal Pedro Alonso Casas Quiñones
 • 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.


Ciénega de Flores is recognized by its famous machacado (dry meat) food, which is one of the traditional foods in Nuevo León.[1]


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.

San Eloy Church in Ciénega de Flores.


  1. ^ Chavez, Stephen; Rodriguez, Art (December 26, 2013). "Latino Recipes For The Holidays: Machaca Con Huevos". Huffington Post. 

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