Lima

Lima is the capital of and its largest city. Founded in 1535 by the Spanish conquistador Francisco Pizarro, the modern city is a curious mix of the modern mega city with some 'islands of modernity', large but orderly slum areas and colonial architecture in the city center.

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, comprises the districts of Lima, Breña, Jesús María, Lince, La Victoria, San Luis, El Agustino and Rímac. Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.

is a suburb or barrio of Lima the capital city of . Photo: Mira4espina78y, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Western Lima includes the Chorrillos, San Isidro, Magdalena del Mar, Pueblo Libre, San Miguel districts of Lima, to the south of the Rimac River and west of Av.

is a suburb or barrio of Lima the capital city of . Photo: Juaniotolp, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Notable Places in the Area

Tourist attraction
The Basilica , otherwise Lima Cathedral, is a Roman Catholic cathedral located in the Plaza Mayor of downtown Lima, . Photo: Wasiwatana, CC BY-SA 4.0.

Stadium
The Estadio Nacional of Peru is a multi-purpose stadium located in Lima, . Photo: BlackBird07, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Square
The or Plaza de Armas of Lima, is the birthplace of the city of Lima, as well as the core of the city. Photo: Allan Grey, CC BY-SA 2.0.

Museum
The Museum of Italian Art is a public museum in Lima, Peru, under the administration of the National Culture Institute. Photo: Dgop1990, Public domain.

Destinations

Southern Lima includes the districts of San Borja, Santiago de Surco, San Juan de Miraflores, Villa…

Eastern Lima describes the districts of La Molina, Cieneguilla, Ate Vitarte, Santa Anita, San Juan de Lurigancho, Lurigancho-Chosica, Chaclacayo in Lima, . Photo: Harleyca, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Rio Rimac North is the section of Lima north of Rio Rimac including the districts of Comas, Carabayllo, Puente Piedra, Santa Rosa, Ancón, San Martín de Porres, Los Olivos and Independencia.

Localities in the Area

Neighborhood
San Isidro is a district of the in , and one of the upscale districts that comprise the city of Lima.

Neighborhood
Barrio chino is a neighborhood in Lima, Peru that is centered on two blocks – 7 and 8 – of Jirón Ucayali in downtown. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Lima

Latitude
-12.05° or 12° 3' south
Longitude
-77.05° or 77° 3' west
Population
9,990,000
IATA airport code
LIM
United Nations Location Code
PE LIM
Elevation
152 metres (499 feet)
Open­Street­Map ID
node 4289361265
Geo­Names ID
3936456
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Also Known As

  • Abkhazian: Лима
  • Adyghe: Лима
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  • Arabic: ليما
  • Aragonese: Lima
  • Armenian: Լիմա
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  • Bavarian: Lima
  • Belarusian: Ліма
  • Bengali: লিমা
  • Bhojpuri: लीमा
  • Bosnian: Lima
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  • Catalan: Lima
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  • Central Bikol: Lima, Peru
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  • Chimborazo Highland Quichua: Lima
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  • Chinese: 利馬
  • Chinese: 利马
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  • Crimean Tatar: Lima
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  • Dotyali: लिमा
  • Dutch: Lima
  • Eastern Mari: Лима
  • Eastern Mari: Лиме
  • Egyptian Arabic: ليما
  • English: City of the Kings
  • Esperanto: Limo
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  • Indonesian: Lima, Peru
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  • Kazakh: Лима қаласы
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  • Malayalam: ലിമ
  • Maori: Lima
  • Marathi: लिमा
  • Min Dong Chinese: Lima
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  • Mingrelian: ლიმა
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  • Mongolian: Лима
  • Moroccan Arabic: ليما
  • Nauru: Lima
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  • Norwegian Bokmål: Lima
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  • Novial: Lima
  • Occitan (post 1500): Lima
  • Old English (ca. 450-1100): Lima
  • Oriya: ଲିମା
  • Ossetian: Лимæ
  • Panjabi: ਲੀਮਾ
  • Papiamento: Lima
  • Persian: لیما
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  • Sinhala: ලිමා
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  • South Azerbaijani: لیما
  • Southern Sotho: Lima
  • Spanish: Ciudad de los Reyes
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  • Swiss German: Lima
  • Tagalog: Lungsod ng Lima
  • Tahitian: Lima
  • Tajik: Лима
  • Tamil: லிமா
  • Tamil: லீமா
  • Tatar: Лима
  • Telugu: లీమా
  • Tetum: Lima
  • Thai: ลิมา
  • Tibetan: ལི་མ།
  • Tosk Albanian: Lima
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  • Ukrainian: Ліма
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  • Western Armenian: Լիմա
  • Western Frisian: Lima
  • Western Panjabi: لیما
  • Wu Chinese: 利马
  • Yiddish: לימא
  • Yoruba: Lima
  • Yue Chinese: 利馬
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