Cuando

Cuando, a name of the Chobe, a tributary of the Zambesi (q.v.).

Cuango

Cuango, or Kwanoo. See Congo.

Cubango

Cubango, a river of central Southern Africa, the chief feeder of Lake Ngami.

Cuchullins

Cuchullins, or Coolins, a group of sublimely picturesque mountains in the south of Skye, attaining 3183 feet.

Cuckfield

Cuckfield, a Sussex market-town, 12 miles NNW. of Lewes. Pop. 1837.

Cucuta

Cucuta, San Jose de, a town in the Colombian dep. of Santander, on the Rio Zulia, 35 miles S. of Puerto Villamizar by rail. It was rebuilt after the earthquake of 1875. Pop. 10,000. - Rosario de Cucuta, to the SE., has also large plantations of coffee and cacao. Pop. 6000.

Cuddalore

Cuddalore (Kudalur or Gudulur), the chief town in South Arcot, on the Coromandel or east coast of India, 16 miles S. of Pondicherry. It has a large trade by land with Madras in oils, indigo, and sugar, and exports grain by sea. Cuddalore, for 77 years British, was in 1758 taken by the French, but finally ceded to Britain in 1785. Pop. 53,000.

Cuddapah

Cuddapah, a town 161 miles NW. by rail of Madras. Pop. 18,982.

Cuddesdon

Cuddesdon, a village of Oxfordshire, 6 miles ESE. of Oxford. Here are the palace of the bishops of Oxford, rebuilt by Bishop Fell in 1679, and a theological college (1854).

Cuenca

Cuenca (Kwen-ka), a decayed city of Spain, 85 miles ESE. of Madrid, stands 2960 feet above sea-level, at the confluence of the Jucarand Huecar. It has a very interesting cathedral (1177-1669). Pop. 10,300. - Area of province of Cuenca, 6726 sq. m.; pop. 251,000.

Cuenca

Cuenca, a cathedral city of Ecuador, on the Rio Paute, 190 miles SSW. of Quito, on a fertile tableland, 8469 feet above the sea. Pop. 30,000.

Cuernavaca

Cuernavaca (Kweravah'ka), capital of the Mexican state Morelos, 40 miles S. of Mexico City. Near it is the famed teocalli of Xochicalco. Pop. 17,000.

Cuevas de Vera

Cuevas de Vera (Kway'vas day Vay'ra), a town in the Spanish province of Almeria, on the Alman-zora, 70 miles WSW. of Cartagena. Pop. 20,558.

Culbin

Culbin, a sandy desert on the Moray Firth, 15 sq. m. in area, about the mouth of the Findhorn, It was formed between 12th and 17th centuries, and some of its drifted sand-hills are 100 ft. high.

Culebra

Culebra (Coolay'bra), one of the Virgin Islands- Culenborg, or Kuilenburo, a town of Holland, on the Lek, 11 miles SSE. of Utrecht. Pop. 6798.

Culiacan

Culiacan', a city of Mexico, on the Rio de Culiacan, 100 miles SE. of Sinaloa. Pop. 11,000.

Cullen

Cullen, a fishing-town of Banffshire, on the Moray Firth, 67 miles NW. of Aberdeen by railway (1885). Backed by the conical Bin Hill (1050 feet), it has a harbour (1817-34), a cruciform parish church, and Cullen House, a seat of the Earl of Seafield. A royal burgh since about 1200, Cullen unites with Elgin, etc, to return one member. Pop. 4100.

Cullera

Cullera (Kool-yay'ra), a Spanish port, near the Jucar's mouth, 25 m. SSE. of Valencia. Pop. 11,950.