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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is a suburb or barrio of the capital city of .

is the central area of , . It comprises the districts of Lima, Breña, Jesús María, Lince, La Victoria, San Luis, El Agustino and Rímac.

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.

Eastern Lima describes the districts of La Molina, Cieneguilla, Ate Vitarte, Santa Anita, San Juan de Lurigancho, Lurigancho-Chosica, Chaclacayo in , .

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is a suburb or barrio of the capital city of .

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

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

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Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra was a Spanish writer who is widely regarded as the greatest writer in the Spanish language and one of the world's pre-eminent novelists.

José Gabriel Túpac Amaru — known as Túpac Amaru II — was the leader of a large Andean uprising against the Spanish in Peru, whose quelling resulted in his death.

Fernando Belaúnde Terry was a Peruvian politician who served as the 57th and 60th President of Peru.

The Museo Larco is a privately owned museum of pre-Columbian art, located in the Pueblo Libre District of , .

The Estadio Nacional of Peru is a multi-purpose stadium located in , .

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La Victoria is a district of the in Peru and is one of the most populous districts comprising the city of .

Barrio chino is a neighborhood in Lima, Peru that is centered on two blocks – 7 and 8 – of Jirón Ucayali in downtown.

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