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 Tourism in Lima - Peru Contact
Lima is the capital of Peru, and it used to be the capital of the richest spanish viceroyalty of South America.
It is frequented by the inhabitants of the North of Lima.
It is one of the richest provinces of the country for the fertility of the soil and the skillfull farmers, who made it one of the best cultivated of the country.
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 4. International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights New York, 16 December 1966   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Department of Huánuco (Province of Ambo and District of Monzón of the Province of Huamaliés).
Province of Leoncio Prado and District of Cholón of the Province of Marañón (Department of Huánuco).
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 Lima (Peru) - MSN Encarta
Lima (Peru), city in west central Peru, capital and largest city of the country, located on the Pacific Ocean and adjacent to the Rímac River in Peru’s arid coastal region.
Lima’s metropolitan area has a population of 6.4 million, accounting for close to one-third of the nation’s total and a similar proportion of the country’s workforce.
Lima’s residents are spread among 33 separate municipal districts and the adjoining port of Callao.
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Most of Lima’s important historical and architectural landmarks are concentrated in the city’s colonial core, just south of the Rímac River.
Lima was founded on this site in 1535 by Spanish soldier Francisco Pizarro, and the fountain in the central square dates from 1651.
The imposing city hall of Metropolitan Lima (the province of Lima) is situated across the plaza, and the Government Palace (1938), home to the country’s president, occupies the block between the cathedral and the city hall.
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Lima was founded by Pizarro in January 1535 and named Ciudad de los Reyes (City of the Kings), for the Christian Feast of the Epiphany, which celebrates the biblical account of the Three Kings’ visit to the Christ child.
Lima boomed as the commercial, cultural, and governmental center of Spanish-ruled South America, growing wealthy from the vast gold and silver resources of the Andes.
Lima maintained its position of dominance nationally and as a major South American capital during the 19th century.
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 Lima - Peru
While there is no formal administrative definition for the city of Lima, it is generally considered to be comprised of the central 30 out of the 43 districts of Lima province, corresponding roughly to the urban area centered on the historic Cercado de Lima district.
The Historic centre of Lima, located in downtown Lima and the Rimac District, was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1988 due to the large number of historical buildings dating from the Spanish colonial era, a small number of which have now been restored.
The beaches in Lima itself are not suitable for swimming because the city's sewage is dumped raw into the ocean.
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 LIMA - Online Information article about LIMA
The mean temperature for the year is 66° F., the winter minimum being 59° and the summer maximum 78°.
March 1828 Lima was again visited by a destructive earthquake, and in 1854—1855 an epidemic of yellow See also:
history of Lima was its occupation by a Chilean army under the command of General Baquedano after the bloody defeat of the Peruvians at Miraflores on the 15th of January 1881.
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Lima, The city's climate is temperate with equatorial heat moderated by the Pacific Ocean which sweeps cold currents northward along the coast from the Antarctic, often resulting in a heavy fog, known as garúa.
Lima has a population of 6.4 million people who are spread amongst 33 municipal districts and are 90 percent Mestizo; mixed European and Native American.
Lima was founded in 1535 by the Spanish colonialist Francisco Pizarro with the old city being based around the Plaza de Armas.
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 Peru - Regionalism and Political Divisions
When they founded Lima, the Spaniards turned the Inca spatial concepts upside down: centrality and place were reoriented as Cusco became a province and no longer was the "navel of the universe" from which all roads departed.
Provincial migrants, especially those in greater Lima, play important and often key roles in the creation of new political divisions back in their homelands, as was the case by 1990 in the highland district of Santo Toribio in the province of Huaylas.
The administrative system of departments, provinces, and districts is under the central authority of the national executive, that is, the president and prime minister.
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 Peru Regions
Provinces get a four-digit code, in which the first two digits indicate the department to which the province belongs.
Lima [Province] and Callao, however, are divided directly into districts.
Province of Lima split from Lima region to form a province which is not part of any region, coextensive with the Municipalidad Metropolitana de Lima (Metropolitan Municipality of Lima).
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 Trafico on Line Peru Travel Agency Tour Operator Lima
The department of Lima is located in the central occidental part of the country.
To the west, it is bathed by the waters of the Pacific Ocean, to the east, it limits with the Andes.
Cañete is a province of the department of Lima.
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The Province of Tucumán, taken from the Province of Cuzco, was founded on January 6, 1593, under the title of Santa Barbara.
The Province of Quito, taken from the Province of Lima, was established in 1616, with the following convents: Quito, Pasto, Cali, Portoviejo, Guayaquil, Riobamba, Ibarra, Latacunga, Ambato and Santa Marta (Colombia).
In the Province of Chile, the San Pedro Pascual College was established in 1574, in the city of Santiago.
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 City Mayors: Local government in Peru
The capital Lima emerged as the principal city of Spain’s colonial possessions south of Mexico, where its colonies were administered from.
The capital Lima has its own free-standing province of Metropolitan Lima, which is run by the Metropolitan Lima Municipal Council (Municipalidad Metropolitana de Lima) and an elected mayor, currently Luis Castaneda Lossio of the National Unity Party (elected 2002, four year term).
The province also has 43 districts (30 in the centre and 13 in rural and coastal resort areas), each with their own elected mayor and council.
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 Lima Province (Peru)
Flag of city and department of Lima (coat of arms is not always used).
In our archives there are two Lima flags, the city proper, and the Metropolitan city flag, this last one a vertical copperish banner that might looks like a deep burned yellow.
That flag of eight stripes is a quishwa aymara flag, the flag of the Inca.
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To begin with, Lima refers to both a city and the province of Peru in which it is situated.
Lima, the capital of both the province and the country, is the largest city in Peru.
Lima Province is a relatively flat region with its coastline facing the Pacific Ocean.
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Lima is the capital and largest city in Peru, as well as the capital of the Lima Province.
The Lima Metropolis is among the world's most populated areas (8.4 million 2004 est.) with a very complex and diverse racial groups that make of Lima a true cosmopolitan city.
More than four centuries have passed since its founding as a Spanish city, and Lima has become an expression of Peru's mestizo heritage, with nearly one-third of the nation's population living in its metropolitan area.
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It is the core of the Lima Metropolitan Area, which is regarded as one of the ten largest metropolitan areas in the Americas.
It is also the capital of Lima Province and the cultural, industrial, financial and transport hub of Peru.
The monumental Plaza Mayor, Presidential Palace, the catacombs of the Convento de San Francisco and the Lima City Walls are the important monuments in the city.
www.mapsofworld.com /cities/peru/lima   (462 words)

The department of Lima has 10 provinces and one constitutional province named CALLAO which is the most important port of call in Perú.
The province of Lima is in the middle coast.
To the south is CAÑETE and northwards are the provinces of: HUARAL
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 The Game of LiMa by Michel Liesnard and Jean-Paul Macedoni
The support is cut if the province of departure of the squadron is attacked, but not if the province over which it is flying to achieve its objective is attacked.
The province of departure of a squadron which is supporting or bombing can be supported by another unit.
This last support blocks a double attack on the province but does not prevent the cutting of the support given by the squadron or the failure of his bombing mission.
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 Departamento de LIMA   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Lima Is the capital of Perú, It was founded by Francisco Pizarro on January 18, 1535.
LOCATION: The department of Lima is located in the center of the country in front of Pacific Ocean.
Province of Cañete (capital San Vicente de Cañete).
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 Lima Peru - Lima Travel - Hotel in Lima, Tours in Lima
: Lima is the capital and largest city in Peru, as well as the capital of Lima Province.
Lima has also a great subtropical climate, it is never too warm or too cold.
In fact, Lima is built upon a valley surrounded by an extremely arid desert.
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 RS Lastarria-Cornhiel - Barnes (Peru): Chapter 6 a   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
In the urban areas, the provincial-level municipality is responsible for issuing title documents for parcels in Pueblos Jóvenes (the majority of the urban parcels registered in the Registro Predial).
A group of families organizes an invasion of unused land, usually on the outskirts of metropolitan Lima (see Section IV, E, 1 for a description of how this is organized).
In 1991, an agreement was signed between the Registro Predial and the Lima Province Municipality to facilitate the bulk registration of property titles, but it was only in 1992 that the agreement was put into practice.
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 Information Peru Travel Guide   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Inside the reservation are located towers for the observation of the birds and the habitat in general.
The Swamps of Villa are located at 20 km south of Lima.
Lachay is located at 105 km (65 miles) north of Lima, the best time for its visit is between the months of September and October.
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 apoyo.com - Population studies   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
The census made by APOYO in Lima, Arequipa and Trujillo classifies blocks into eight social-economic strata based on the average weight of a systematic observation process on the state of facades, gardens, sidewalks, roads, street lighting, green areas, cleaning and safety.
This meant covering around 48850 blocks that exist in the 30 metropolitan districts of the province of Lima and other six in the Constitutional Province of Callao.
During the first quarter of 1999, a second visit was made to establish an effectiveness index, that showed a result of 87% (one out of every eight establishments has closed or changed its line of business since the date of the census).
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The river that feeds Lima is still known to this day as "Rimac" which is thought to be the origin of the city's name, the "valley of the Rimac".
Lima's climate is quite mild, despite being located in the Tropics.
Saint Rose of Lima (April 20, 1586-August 24, 1617) Patron Saint of America, first Roman Catholic saint born in the Americas.
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 Protected Forests in PERU - Nature by ENJOY SOUTH AMERICA   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
It is positioned in the provinces of Rioja and Moyobamba, districts of Yorongos, Rioja, Elías, Soplín Vargas, Nuevo Cajamarca, Pardo Miguel and Moyobamba.
It consists of a surface of 182,000 has, The focal purposes of this scheme are to preserve the lands and keep the provision of running and agricultural water for the valley of Alto Mayo.
The major goals of the protectorate are to protect the hydrological basin of the rivers Tulumayo, Pichanaki and Ipoki as to assure the provision of clean water for agricultural purposes and for the needs of the bordering cities.
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