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  Tumbes tour operators
Tumbes is located in the northwestern area of the country, its boundary is with the Republic of Ecuador, where the desert area ends and the Tumbes delta opens and is the only navigable river in the Peruvian coast.
Tumbes was the first city to proclaim its independence from the Spain, it was on the 7th of January 1821.
Tumbes was turned into a department in 1942 as acknowledgment of their support to the Peruvian victory against Ecuador.
www.peruperuperu.com /cities/tumbes.htm   (687 words)

  
  Tumbes Region - Freepedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
The name "Tumbes" originates from either Tumpis, a group of native peoples from the area, the word tumbos, a species of Passiflora that used to abound in the area, or the name of the Tumba cacique, whose son founded and populated the area.
The Tumbes Region is bordered by the Ecuadorian provinces of El Oro and Loja on the east; the Piura Region on the south; and by the Pacific Ocean on the north and west.
Tumbes has a warm and humid semi-tropical climate, with a maximum high of 38°C, minimum low of 19°C and a yearly average of 26°C. The rainy season, which is more severe during El Niño, is from December to March.
en.freepedia.org /index.php?title=Tumbes_Department&printable=yes   (1082 words)

  
 Encyclopedia: Peru   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
The war ended with the loss of the department of Tarapacá and the provinces of Tacna and Arica).
Arequipa is one of the 24 departments in Peru.
Tumbes is a coastal region in northwestern Peru.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Peru   (5535 words)

  
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Tumbes, border department of the extreme north-west of Peru, cradle of the ancestral culture of the Tumpis, hurt for many years a precarious cultural identity that were conjectured, bertween other values, in the lack of own civic symbols, product of a popular agreement or of the majority approval of its population.
Upon creating the flag of Tumbes had as greater inspiration the beautiful and abundant natural resources of the lands that saw to him to born and of those which was wanting to contribute to their diffusion and gratefulness.
The yellow represents the sun that irradiates heat and light in in the tropical lands of Tumnbes, and the sun, that is located in all the long and broad of the flag, born in the extreme superior left representing thus the natural Dawn.
membres.lycos.fr /jolle/news14.htm   (3374 words)

  
 PIURA - LoveToKnow Article on PIURA   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
the northernmost maritime department of Peru, bounded north by the Gulf of Guayaquil, N.E. by Ecuador, S. by the departments of Cajamarca and Lambayeque, and W. by the Pacific.
The department belongs partly to the arid coastal plain that extends from the Gulf of Guayaquil southward nearly to Valparaiso, and partly to a broken mountainous region belonging to the Western Cordilleras.
The coastal zone is traversed by the Tumbes, Chira and Piura rivers, which have their sources in the melting snows of the higher Andes and flow westward across the desert to the coast.
95.1911encyclopedia.org /P/PI/PIURA.htm   (1029 words)

  
 Ministerio de Relaciones Exteriores del Perú - Portal Institucional
The department of Tumbes is located to the Northern coast of Peru, bordering with Ecuador.
Tumbes is divided in 3 provinces and 12 districts.
It limits to the North with Ecuador, to the South wtith the department of Piura, to the East with Ecuador and to the West with the Pacific Ocean.
www.rree.gob.pe /portal/economia2.nsf/fdee9756c5828ce505256bf800821bb2/140ccda268f6bc3a05256bf400060dd5?OpenDocument   (142 words)

  
 info: Tumbes_Region   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
The Tumbes Region is bordered by the Ecuadorian provinces of El Oro and Loja on the east; the Piura Region on the south; and by the Pacific Ocean on the north and west.
Tumbes has a warm and humid tropical climate in the north and center of its region and a tropical-dry or tropical savanna climate in the south of its region.
Tumbes Travel - Hotel in Tumbes, Tours in TumbesThe Tumbes Region is bordered by the Ecuadorian provinces of El Oro and Loja on the east; the Piura Region on the south; and by the Pacific Ocean on the north and west.
www.napoli-pizza.net /Tumbes_Region.html   (1592 words)

  
 Manglares de Tumbes National Sanctuary
The Manglares de Tumbes National Sanctuary is a national park located in the Tumbes Department of Peru.
The principal threats to Manglares de Tumbes National Sanctuary are the presence of shrimp farmers who deforest and pollute the area, the excessive extraction of natural resources (particularly conchs and crabs), and pollution from surrounding villages.
Collectivos (marked "Tumbes") run from Mancora all the way to the 1278 kilometer of the Pan American Highway (passing through Tumbes) to the junction of the smaller road leading to Puerto Pizarro.
www.danceage.com /biography/sdmc_Manglares_de_Tumbes_National_Sanctuary   (600 words)

  
 Department of Tumbes   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
Tumbes is located on the coast in the northern part of the country, on the border with Ecuador.
The department of Tumbes is very well known for having warm weather, beautiful beaches and numerous mangroves.
Relief: The Department of Tumbes has a relief mostly plane, very well known because of their beaches, mangroves, and dry forests.
recorriendoelperu.com /Tumbes/index_en.html   (274 words)

  
 Tourism in Tumbes - Peru Contact
The province of Tumbes is located in the extreme north western part of the country.
It is an archeological monument similar to the Paramonga fortress in the department of Ancash.
The Tumbes mangroves are the borderline for many species of flora and fauna associated with this kind of eco-system.
www.perucontact.com /en/conozca/tumbes.php   (606 words)

  
 Trafico on Line Peru Travel Agency Tour Operator Tumbes
The department of Tumbes is located in the extreme north western part of the country.
Tumbes, however, gains permanent presence during the Republic, because by limiting with Ecuador, it is necessarily involved in the unjustifiable territorial demands of this country.
At 5 km (3.1 ml) from the city of Tumbes, it is an archeological monument similar to the Paramonga fortress in the department of Ancash.
www.traficoperu.com /english/ciud25.htm   (806 words)

  
 ECS Travel, Peru Tour   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
The department of Tumbes is situated on the extreme northern coast of Peru.
Tumbes has a great potential for development, given its beautiful beaches and year-round sunshine and sea breeze, in addition to the beautiful mangrove swamps.
Situated 13 km north of Tumbes, 15 minutes by car, where small boats can be rented for excursions around the isles of Amor, Hueso de Ballena and Los Pajaros, as well as to a crocodile farm.
www.ecstravel.com /tumbes.htm   (558 words)

  
 Encyclopedia: Regions of Peru   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
These departments were identical to today's regions, with the exception of three new regions (Lima Metropolitana, Callao and Lima Provincias).
Before the 2002 change, both the cities of Lima and Callao were part of the Lima department.
Formation of another region was delayed by the reluctance of the former constitutional province of Callao to merge with the department of Lima.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Regions-of-Peru   (300 words)

  
 CPD: South America, Site SA41, Cerros de Amotape National Park Region, Peru
Cerros de Amotape National Park is south of the Gulf of Guayaquil in extreme north-western Peru (3°46'-4°20'S, 80°50'-80°20'W), in the Grau region of Tumbes Department (Tumbes and Contralmirante Villar provinces) and Piura Department (Sullana Province).
The Tumbes River is the only permanent water source; in the Quebrada Cuzco water lasts almost year-round, and the extensive system of seasonal creeks includes Bocapán, Casitas, Seca and Fernández.
South of Tumbes on the Salina Plains is where the Spaniards led by Francisco Pizarro made their landing in 1532.
www.nmnh.si.edu /botany/projects/cpd/sa/sa41.htm   (3750 words)

  
 Tumbes (department) - Hutchinson encyclopedia article about Tumbes (department)
Department on the northern coast of Peru, adjoining the frontier with Ecuador, largely a plain rising in the east of the Andean foothills; area 4,657 sq km/1,798 sq mi; population (1996) 173,605.
Tumbes has a tropical climate, with a mean annual temperature of 25°C. Severe flooding, brought by the periodic change in the Peru Current known as El Niño, caused great damage in this region in 1983.
This information should not be considered complete, up to date, and is not intended to be used in place of a visit, consultation, or advice of a legal, medical, or any other professional.
encyclopedia.farlex.com /Tumbes+(department)   (158 words)

  
 Revista Rumbos - Parques, Reservas y Santuarios nacionales
It is situated in the heart of the Plateau of Bombon, with the background scenery of the Huayhuash Mountain Chain, in the department of Pasco, province of Pasco.
It is situated in the department of Tumbes, province of Zarumilla...
It is situated in the department of Cajamarca, province of San Ignacio, Tabaconas and Namballe districts.
www.rumbosdelperu.com /parques3_ingles.htm   (265 words)

  
 Places to visit
The principal attractions of the Department of Tumbes are the beautiful beaches of white sand and lukewarm waters.
Since the department is located in a tropical zone, its possible to enjoy the sea breeze with sun, all year round.
With an extension of 91,300 hectares, located in the south east of the department of Tumbes (and part of the department of Piura).
www.angelfire.com /pe2/tumbes_peru/tumbes02.htm   (364 words)

  
 Bonna Tours : Departments
North of Tumbes, 15 minutes by car, where small boats can be rented for excursions, around the isles of Amor, Hueso de Ballena and Los Pajaros, as well as to a crocodile farm.
She is oldest of the city and in her the independence of this department was proclaimed the January, 4 of 1821.
Location: The department of Lima is located in the central part of the country, comprising a coastal strip (facing the Pacific Ocean) and the highlands towards the east.
bonnatours.com /ingles/i_departamentos.htm   (10940 words)

  
 Tumbes --  Encyclopædia Britannica
It is located on the Pacific coastal plain and on high banks overlooking the Tumbes River, 20 miles (30 km) from the Ecuadorian border.
The department is located near the northern end of the Peruvian coastal desert and occupies an area of 1,827 square miles (4,732 square km).
Meanwhile, the Spaniards had landed at Tumbes on the northern coast of Peru early in 1532 and were seeking an interview with Atahuallpa so that they could kidnap him.
www.britannica.com /eb/article-9073741   (381 words)

  
 Bonna Tours : Departments
North of Tumbes, 15 minutes by car, where small boats can be rented for excursions, around the isles of Amor, Hueso de Ballena and Los Pajaros, as well as to a crocodile farm.
She is oldest of the city and in her the independence of this department was proclaimed the January, 4 of 1821.
Location: The department of Lima is located in the central part of the country, comprising a coastal strip (facing the Pacific Ocean) and the highlands towards the east.
www.bonnatours.com /ingles/i_departamentos.htm   (10940 words)

  
 A human rights weblog: Hope for Change in Peru
Tumbes, a municipality the farthest from Peru's capital, Lima, is 17 km from the border with Ecuador.
Tumbes is also the name of the "department," the political subdivision, and the international river that meets the local water services demands.
The Civil Support Committee for Irrigation Area on the Right Bank of the Tumbes River is part of a coalition formed by UUSC partner the National Federation of Water and Sewerage Workers Unions of Peru (FENTAP).
www.uusc.org /blog/2006/02/hope-for-change-in-peru.html   (415 words)

  
 Tumbes Reserved Area - Peruvian Nature and Ecology by Peru Travels   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
The Tumbes Reserve was established on September 28, 1994, through Law (R.M.) N 0594-94-AG.
The following flowers are found in the Tumbes Reserve: the guayacan (Tabeb bia sp.), the carob tree (Prosopis pallida) and the palo santo (Bursera graveolens) these are types which are in danger of extinction.
The Tumbes Reserve presents two ecological areas: the dry forest and the humid forest.
www.perutravels.net /peru-travel-guide/nature-reserved-areas-tumbes.htm   (166 words)

  
 Andeantravelers.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
These species are common in the Tumbes, Piura and Lambayeque departments where they ensure the livelihood of the local population and are a source of animal fodder, construction materials, medicaments, alcoholic beverages and food products.
A special enclave in the heart of Tumbes department and unusually close to the seashore, the Pacific tropical forest is a small area which features huge trees and exuberant jungles home to jaguars, crocodiles and howler monkeys.
A sort of humid puna, the paramo is a land of cold and damp climate generally covered by a veil of fog and haze that lends it an air of mystery.
www.andeantravelers.com /especialinterest_ecology_ecoregions.asp   (2145 words)

  
 Rumbos Online: Peru: Land of Butterflies
The Pacific coast and the arid western slopes of the Andes from Tumbes in the north to Tacna in the south, and from sea level to 5,000m (16,000 ft), shelter relatively few species; some 400 are currently registered.
More than half of these are found in the department of Tumbes in the extreme north of Peru.
Despite the small quantity of butterfly species in western Peru, they are extremely interesting from a biological and evolutionary point of view, as a significant number are endemic to their areas and various species are new to science.
www.rumbosonline.com /articles/14-06-specialbutterfly.htm   (1505 words)

  
 Manglares de Tumbes National Sanctuary - Peruvian Nature and Ecology by Peru Travels   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
The Tumbes Mangroves (Manglares de Tumbes) Sanctuary was stabilished on March 2, 1988, through Law (D.S.) N 018-88-AG.
This is a very important area as are the only mangrove sweeps in Peru; it is located in the department of Tumbes, province of Zarumilla with an extension of 2,972 hectares.
This area is a refuge for the crocodile of Tumbes (Crocodylus acutus) which is in danger of extinction.
www.perutravels.net /peru-travel-guide/nature-national-sanctuaries-manglares-tumbes.htm   (247 words)

  
 California State University, Dominguez Hills | Newsroom
Moore began working in Tumbes in 1996 with the support of the H. John Heinz III Charitable Foundation, beginning with an archaeological reconnaissance that recorded 36 sites.
This project was the first excavation in the Tumbes region in four decades.
Tumbes’ location on the borders of Peru and Ecuador have limited scholarly access to the area, according to Moore, who emphasizes the difficulty of obtaining permits to explore the region from both governments and his hopes to open lines of communication between their academic communities.
www.csudh.edu /univadv/newsroom/2006/DH06_RH05.htm   (947 words)

  
 TUMBES   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
The superb beaches of Tumbes and its warm sea are ideal for surfing and underwater fishing.
If you're looking for creature comforts in Tumbes, near the town of Zorritos lies Punta Camarón, at Km 1,233 of the North Pan-American Highway, where coconut palms hide a set of bungalows with a swimming pool and a restaurant, while the sea is ideal for watersports.
Punta Sal is a small beach resort in the department of Tumbes (Km 1,187) fringed by sand dunes and groves of carob trees, and facing a semi-circular beach lapped by warm water and gentle waves which make for a welcoming paradise.
www.peruagency.com /tumbes-information.en.html   (650 words)

  
 Peru Tumbes department - travel directory - tourism guide
Located in the departments of Piura and Tumbes over a land surface of 91 300 hectares of Equatorial dry forests, provide shelter to a wide and unique collection of plant and animal wildlife.
Hidden from the world for millennia but ironically located only a few kilometers from the city of Tumbes, a small portion of pacific coast tropical forest is perhaps one of the last intact remnants of the exuberant forests that once extended from the south of Mexico to the north of Peru.
The people of Tumbes know, perhaps like no one else in Peru, how time and season depend on factors impossible to control, how it is better to simply learn and adapt rather than try to change them.
www.traveltoperu.net /tumbes-peru.htm   (1388 words)

  
 Virtual Andean Tourist Routes - Sun and Beach - Tumbes and Piura Beaches - Peru /Andean Community - 2002
Straddling the Departments of Tumbes and Piura, this park with its 91 300 hectares is distributed among 200 meters with heights up to 1 613 masl.
The park enjoys a warm dry climate with an average annual temperature of 24°C and is home to a wide variety of plants and animals, particularly the carob, hualtaco, and sapodilla, as well as the Andean condor, ocelot, red and gray deer, white throated squirrel and red headed parrot.
The coast of the Departments of Tumbes and Piura in northern Peru offers beach lovers pleasant uncrowded beaches with fine white sand, washed by warm waters and a temperature with little variation over the day and during the year.
www.comunidadandina.org /ingles/tourism/sun_and_beach/peru_beaches.htm   (737 words)

  
 Bienvenido a Rumbos
It is situated in the department of Tumbes, province of Zarumilla over an area of 2,972 hectares.
Their aquatic fauna includes 33 species of snails, 34 of crustaceae, 24 of mollusca with shells, and 105 of fish, which are resources extracted by artisanal fishermen to feed local population.
The principal objective of the Manglares de Tumbes National Sanctuary is to protect and conserve the mangroves - as the only representative sample of this ecosystem - and its fauna - mainly the aquatic invertebrates.
www.rumbosdelperu.com /parques_articulos1_santuario_manglarestumbes_ingles.htm   (287 words)

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