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Cieneguilla
Map of Lima highlighting Cieneguilla.PNG
Location of Cieneguilla in the Lima province
Coat of Arms
COA Cieneguilla District in Lima Province.png
Country  Peru
Province Lima
Founded March 3, 1970
Capital Cieneguilla
Area
Area
Elevation
240.33 km2
300 metres (984 ft)
Population (as of the 2005 Census)
Population
 - Total
 - Density

15,784
65.7/km² 
Mayor Manuel Schwartz Rozenberg
UBIGEO 150109
Official website
www.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 eastermost area of the province and is one of the few districts left that are not already completely urbanized.

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Boundaries

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

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

Cieneguilla is the headquarters of Posada de Amor, a Christian children's home. To learn more about or support Posada de Amor, visit www.placesofhope.com.

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