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  Cienfuegos Province - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The capital city of the province is also called Cienfuegos and was founded by French settlers in 1819.
With the exception of the Sierra de Escambray, Cienfuegos is low lying with an economy almost entirely dedicated to the growing and processing of sugar.
The provinces of Cienfuegos, Sancti Spíritus, and Villa Clara were once all part of the now defunct province of San Clara.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Cienfuegos_Province   (154 words)

  
 Cienfuegos Province -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Cienfuegos is one of the provinces of (A communist state in the Caribbean on the island of Cuba; involved in state-sponsored terrorism) Cuba.
With the exception of the Sierra de Escambay, Cienfuegos is low lying with an economy almost entirely dedicated to the growing and processing of (A white crystalline carbohydrate used as a sweetener and preservative) sugar.
The capital city of the province, also called Cienfuegos, was founded by (The Romance language spoken in France and in countries colonized by France) French settlers in 1819.
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/c/ci/cienfuegos_province.htm   (222 words)

  
 Cienfuegos - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Cienfuegos is a city on the southern coast of Cuba, capital of the province of Cienfuegos.
Near the entrance to the Bahia de Cienfuegos (bahia meaning "bay") is Castillo de Jagua, a fortress erected in the 1740s for protection against Caribbean pirates.
Cienfuegos, one of the chief seaports of Cuba, is a center of the sugar trade, as well as coffee and tobacco.
www.wikipedia.org /wiki/Cienfuegos   (240 words)

  
 Matanzas Province - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Matanzas is one of the provinces of Cuba.
Major towns in the province include Cárdenas, Jovellanos and the capital of the same name, Matanzas.
Of Cuba's provinces, Matanzas is one of the most industrialised, with petroleum wells, refineries, supertanker facilities, and 21 sugar mills to process the harvests of the fields of sugarcane in the province.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Matanzas_Province   (166 words)

  
 Cuba Junky - Ceinfuegos Province
The province has of everything a bit, or as Cubans say un tin, some flat land, some mountains (Sierra Escambray) shared with other provinces, but this province has his capital city Cienfuegos, a beautiful city where lots of tourists love to come back to each year.
Cienfuegos (founded by a group of Frech settlers in 1819), is one of the most beautiful cities in Cuba.
The Bay of Cienfuegos, which is one of the most magnificent bays in the country, is nearly 35 square miles (90 square km) in size and is dotted with pitoreque cays.
www.xs4all.nl /~verlaan1/cienfuegos/index.htm   (927 words)

  
 Cienfuegos Hotels Lowest Rates Guaranteed.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Cienfuegos Once a predominantly agricultural province, Cienfuegos has undergone subtantial development since the Revolution and is now one of the most industrialised of all the provinces.
Although much of the province is relatively flat, the foothills of the Escambray mountains in the east are a pleasant and scenic attraction and there are several unspoiled beaches stretching along the coast towards the province of Sancti Spiritus.
Cienfuegos city: This city is a delightful and interesting town with a history largely different to that of the rest of the country.
www.visitacuba.com /cienfuegos_hotels/cienfuegos_hotels.html   (317 words)

  
 Las Tunas Province - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Las Tunas is one of the provinces of Cuba.
This wet area is used to grow sugarcane in, as the wet climate is well suited for the crop.
Cattle are also grazed in the province, which was, until the 1975, part of the Oriente province that was carved up into numerous smaller provinces by Fidel Castro's Marxist government.
www.wikipedia.org /wiki/Las_Tunas_Province   (186 words)

  
 Cienfuegos's turistic maps and information
Cienfuegos is the main exporting sugar port and one of first in fishing.
The cosy waters of the Bay of Cienfuegos and the splendor of their landscape cause that the place is the suitable one to spend days.
Cienfuegos also has the beach of Rancho Luna (Moon Farm), owner of fine sands and waters, with a coastal platform particularly rough and populated by a numerous submarine life.
www.rentaencuba.com /en/mapas_cienfuegos.htm   (323 words)

  
 Cienfuegos | Travel information, Benny More.
Cienfuegos known as the Pearl of the South, it was founded in 1819 with the name of Villa Fernandina de Jagua.
The Cienfuegos Bay it considered one of the best bay in the world, at the same time it's important trading port with ideal conditions for regattas, and fishing activities.
Cienfuegos, the capital of Cienfuegos province, is surrounded by one of the most picturesque and fertile regions in Cuba.
www.netssa.com /cienfuegos.html   (651 words)

  
 Cienfuegos - Encyclopedia, History, Geography and Biography
It is located about 250 km from Havana, and has a population of 150,000.
Cienfuegos, one of the chief seaports of Cuba, is a center of the sugar trade also coffee and tobacco.
Near the entrance to the Bahia de Cienfuegos is Castillo de Jagua, a fortress erected in the 1740s for protection against Caribbean pirates.
www.arikah.net /encyclopedia/Cienfuegos   (135 words)

  
 Granma Province - Enpsychlopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Granma is one of the provinces of Cuba.
As a result, the province is full of reminders of the Cuban Revolution, and the Cuban Wars of Independence, plaques in the mountain commemorating the 1959 struggle against Fulgencio Batista.
Coffee is grown in the mountainous regions of the province, and during the coffee harvest, there may be road blocks, where soldiers ensure that the coffee is delivered to the government and not the fl market.
www.grohol.com /psypsych/Granma_Province   (279 words)

  
 Cienfuegos   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
In the middle of the Island, this province surround one of the most beautiful bay in Cuba, Jagua, settlement of aboriginal communities and later besieged with privateers and pirates have so many legends that it has its own mythology.
Agriculture for tradition, in the last years had reached a development that transform it in one of the province with most potential industrial in the country.
Cienfuegos have palaces, parks, theaters, churches, restaurants and an avenue named as Paseo del Prado, wich extend to the sea, where the people meet, always laughing and elegant."The South Pearl" as it is also known is always ready to receive to whom like to walk for his streets
www.cubatravels.net /Ingles/Descripciones/PCienfuegosINGL.htm   (193 words)

  
 Cuban Urban Agriculture in Cienfuegos
Cienfuegos, the Capital of Urban Agriculture in Cuba
The province of Cienfuegos is the capital of Urban Agriculture in Cuba.
It is possible to affirm because this province has had the best results on the evaluation indicators considered for the special evaluation of the Cuban Ministry of Agriculture in 1998.
www.cityfarmer.org /cubacastro.html   (434 words)

  
 Cuba Holiday: Recommended Hotels in Cuba. Havana, Cayo Levisa, Vinales, Las Terrazas, Cienfuegos, Trinidad, Santiago, ...
Las Terrazas is a community in the eastern province of Pinar del Rio, near the border with the province of Havana.
Cienfuegos (originally called Fernandina de Jagua) is an attractive seaport which opens into the Carribean Sea, 80km from Trinidad and 70km from Santa Clara.
It is situated on the coastal road between Cienfuegos and Sancti Spiritus, and is the oldest city in Cuba - a perfect relic of the early days of the Spanish Colony.
www.jla-select.com /bespoke/cuba/hotels.shtml   (1756 words)

  
 Cienfuegos, Cuba, Pictures
Cienfuegos, originally Fernandina de Jagua, city in south central Cuba, capital of Cienfuegos Province, on Bahía de Cienfuegos (an arm of the Caribbean Sea).
Cienfuegos is one of the chief seaports of Cuba and is a center of the sugar trade.
Near the entrance to Bahía de Cienfuegos, first visited by Christopher Columbus, is the Castillo de Jagua, a fortress erected (1740-1745) for protection against Caribbean pirates.
www.greatestcities.com /Caribbean/Cuba/Cienfuegos   (197 words)

  
 alma de cuba - cuba la isla grande
Il porto marittimo, terzo per importanza dopo la Habana e Santiago de Cuba, fa di Cienfuegos uno dei principali punti d'ingresso di materie prime e di approvvigionamento per le industrie della provincia di Cienfuegos e di quelle limitrofe.
Cienfuegos è una città piena di vita e la notte non potrete evitare di lasciarvi trascinare dal calore della musica.
A sud della città, in località Pasacaballo, a circa 30 Km da Cienfuegos, potete visitare il Castillo de Jagua e fare una piccola escursione nella baia di Cienfuegos.
www.almadecuba.cu /p_cienfuegos.htm   (1189 words)

  
 CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: Cienfuegos
The Diocese of Cienfuegos (Centumfocensis), which includes all the Province of Santa Clara in the central part of Cuba, has an area of 9,500 square miles and (census of 1899) a population of 356,536; 317,243 native Cubans; 28,398 Spaniards 10,895 of other nationalities.
On taking possession of his newly erected see, the first care of the Bishop of Cienfuegos was to introduce order into the ecclesiastical administration, which had suffered severely from the civil troubles between 1868 and 1895, many of the church building having been irreparably ruined.
Although, the vast majority of the inhabitants are Catholic, it is impossible to obtain contributions for the support of the religion from a populace whose faith and morals have been impaired by years of political turmoil.
www.newadvent.org /cathen/03770b.htm   (414 words)

  
 Cuba Junky - Camilo Cienfuegos
amilo Cienfuegos, the son of Spanish anarchists, was an important figure in the Cuban Revolution.
When Fidel Castro told Guevara and Cienfuegos to occupy Havana, Cienfuegos marched his column in to take Camp Columbia.
On the 13th of March, Cienfuegos attacked the Presidential Palace.
www.xs4all.nl /~verlaan1/cuba/camilo-cienfuegos.html   (282 words)

  
 SurfWax: News, Reviews and Articles On Cienfuegos
If the Cienfuegos Refinery were to start production, it would be possible, if this country were to end the blockade, to export 600 thousand tons a year, which at todays prices is equal to 210 million dollars.
The central provinces of Cienfuegos, Sancti Spiritu, Villa Clara, Matanzas and eastern Havana as well as the eastern provinces of Santiago and Granma bore the brunt of Dennis.
Ar;valo Padr;n was released from the Ariza maximum-security prison, in the central province of Cienfuegos, on November 13.
worldcities.surfwax.com /files/Cienfuegos_Cuba.html   (2577 words)

  
 Matanzas Province   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
atanzas Province is known mostly for two places.....Varadero Beach and the Bay of Pigs.
Matanzas province borders on Havana Province to the West and Villa Clara Province and Cienfuegos Province to the East.
Matanzas is the second largest province area wise and has about 650,000 people.
www.cubatravelusa.com /matanzas_province1.htm   (149 words)

  
 Santa-Clara --  Encyclopædia Britannica
province, north central Cuba, bounded on the north by Nicholas Channel, and by the provinces of Cienfuegos on the southwest, Matanzas on the west, and Sancti Spíritus on the east.
Part of former Las Villas province until 1976, the territory of 3,117 sq mi (8,073 sq km) consists in the north of coastal marshes backed by plains that become hills in the south.
It is bordered by Nicholas Channel on the north, Cienfuegos province on the southwest, Matanzas province on the west, and Sancti Spíritus province on the east.
www.britannica.com /eb/article-9065567   (917 words)

  
 Cuba Junky - Pinar del Rio Province
The Province West of Habana, one of the more special provinces of Cuba.
The province has several world-renowned natural attractions: Vinales Valley, a part of world natural heritage, with impressive pincushion hills with rounded tops.
This area became one of the poorest in the province of Pinar del Rio.
www.cuba-junky.com /pinar-del-rio/index.htm   (1379 words)

  
 Cienfuegos Province   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The city of Cienfuegos has slightly over 100,000 people.
The Botanical Gardens in the city of Cienfuegos are among Cuba's finest.
About a one hour drive from Cienfuegos is the city of Trinidad, Cuba's oldest city and a must visit for anyone in the region.
www.cubatravelusa.com /cienfuegos_province.htm   (135 words)

  
 Cienfuegos News   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Cienfuegos and Ciego de Avila lead the nation with 867 and 756 grams per day respectively, while Havana reached 622 grams per day by November 2000, and Sancti...
Born and raised in Cienfuegos, Cuba, Condis began her study of the arts at St. Tomas School in Cienfuegos, where she graduated with a degree in fine arts.
Bishop Emilio Aranguren Echeverria of Cienfuegos, secretary-general of the Cuban episcopal conference, assessed the situation of Christianity in the Caribbean...
news.daylightonline.com /2005/Cienfuegos.html   (4280 words)

  
 Cienfuegos City, Jagua, Cuba
Located on the south central region of the Island and with a unique tourism product, whose main elements are its enormous nautical potential and its rich historic and cultural traditions, the province of Cienfuegos is today a must-see place for most of the visitors who tour the country.
Cienfuegos is widely known as the Pearl of the South or the beautiful city of the sea; and even one its most illustrious children, the greatest sonero Benny Moré, used to proudly call it "the city that I like the most".
Originally, the urban center continued its development according with the colonial construction style, which used to ramify from the Plaza de Armas (Parade Square), currently known as José Martí square, around which the first 25 blocks were built, as well as the most important government, religious and domestic buildings.
www.cubaluxuryhotels.com /cienfuegos.htm   (599 words)

  
 TU7E Cuba
This province is named after the city of Cienfuegos, on the south coast of Cuba.
The majority of TU7E diesels working in this province were - and still are - found west of the city of Cienfuegos, so not in the area with the most sugar mills.
Catoce de Julio ('14th of July') is located in the hills between the city of Cienfuegos and the River Damuji.
home.versatel.nl /p.engelbert/cuba/cienfuegos.html   (1557 words)

  
 Cuba Junky - Cienfuegos Province
Cienfuegos (founded by a group of French settlers in 1819), is one of the most beautiful cities in Cuba.
Iit is located at the foot of the mountain, between the Escambray and the coast, close to the Cienfuegos to Trinidad highway, just 55 km from Cienfuegos.
Cienfuegos features archeological sites where indigenous vestiges can be found as well as other sites where corsairs and pirates took refuge.
www.cuba-junky.com /cienfuegos/index.htm   (1808 words)

  
 [Clinical characteristics of the peripheral form of epidemic neuropathy in the province of Cienfuegos]
INTRODUCTION: From October 1992 to September 1993 clinical observations of the civil population of Cienfuegos revealed the presence of epidemic neuropathy (EN) reaching about 2,000 patients.
MATERIAL AND METHODS: We studied the first 50 patients assisted by the neurological services of the clinical surgical hospital Dr. Gustavo Aldereguia Lima of Cienfuegos diagnosed of EN peripheral form' according to the procedure established by Ministry of Public Health of Cuba.
A clinical history was made for each patient consisting of: General data, history of toxic, nutritional, malabsorption factors and chronic illnesses; symptoms and a neurological examinations.
www.aegis.com /aidsline/1998/aug/m9880889.html   (542 words)

  
 Cienfuegos & Trinidad As You Please
Drive from Havana to the town of Cienfuegos located on the south coast of Cienfuegos province.
After lunch explore the classic area of Cienfuegos visiting Teatro Tomas Terry, Palacio de Valle, Castillo de Jagua, Parque Jose Marti and the many museums.
Arrive in Guajamico half way between Cienfuegos and Trinidad, park the car and check in at the Villa Guajamico.
www.cubasun.net /cuba_cienfuegostrnidad.html   (410 words)

  
 Tacoma Cienfuegos
Please read the report of their twenty-two member delegation to Cienfuegos that participated in the ceremonies.
The event was publicized in the national media in Cuba, radio, TV and Granma, as well as in the local media in Cienfuegos.
We are now also trying to get other cities in the area to join us in the province of Cienfuegos.
www.uscsca.org /tacomacienfuegos.htm   (473 words)

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