Consolacion del Sur

Consolación del Sur

Consolación del Sur is a municipality and city in the Pinar del Río Province of Cuba. It is also called the Athens of Vueltabajo.

It is located in a major rice-growing area, tobacco is also cultivated as in much of the Pinar del Río Province.

There are 3 Churches in this city. One Roman Catholic Church (Dedicated to "La Candelaria") and two other Protestant churches. The city has two parks, the Catholic Church is near the Central Park.

The municipality is divided into the barrios of Alonso de Rojas, Arroyo Colorado, Ceja de Herradura, Colmenar, Herradura, Jagua, Lajas, Legua, Leña, Puerta de Golpe, Palenque, Pilotos, Río Hondo, Ruiz, San Diego de los Baños, San Pablo, Santa Clara, Soledad and Villa.

It was founded in 1690.


In 2004, the municipality of Consolación del Sur had a population of 87,500. With a total area of , it has a population density of .

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