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Cabimas
Flag of Cabimas
Flag
Official seal of Cabimas
Seal
Nickname(s): 
"La Cenicienta"
English: "Cinderella"
Motto(s): 
"La fuerza del ciudadano, proviene de la familia
("The strength of the citizen comes from its family")
Cabimas is located in Venezuela
Cabimas
Cabimas
Location in Venezuela
Country Venezuela
State Zulia
Counties Cabimas
Founded 1758
Area
 • Total 862 km2 (785 sq mi)
Elevation
3 m (9 ft)
Population
 (2011)
 • Total 288,595
 • Density 477.81/km2 (1,237.5/sq mi)
Postal code
4013
Area code(s) (+58) 264 , (+58) 371 , (+58) 271
Climate BSh

Cabimas is a city on the shore of Maracaibo Lake in Zulia State in northwestern Venezuela. In 2005, its population was around 200,859. The city is known for producing much of Venezuela's oil.

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