Location of Cieneguilla in the Lima province
|Founded||March 3, 1970|
|• Mayor||Manuel Schwartz Rozenberg|
|• Total||240.33 km2 (92.79 sq mi)|
|Elevation||300 m (1,000 ft)|
|Population (2005 census)|
|• Density||66/km2 (170/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC-5 (PET)|
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 is not already completely urbanized.
The main access route is a highway emanating from La Molina District. The district, founded by its first Mayor, Mr. Otakar Lukac, is found in 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
Cieneguilla is the headquarters of Posada de Amor, a Christian children's home.
- (in Spanish) Municipalidad Distrital de Cieneguilla
- (in Spanish) Valle Verde
- (in Spanish) Mariposas de Cieneguilla
- (in Spanish) Salvemos Cieneguilla