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Encyclopedia > Lima Provincias region
Lima Provincias region
Coat of Arms
Capital Huacho
Area 32,126.46 km˛

760 544
Languages Spanish, quechua and jaqaru.
Provinces 9, with a total of 128 districts

5654 m (Huacshash)

10°16'18" to 13°19'18" South
75°30'42" to 77°53'03" West
President Miguel Ángel Mufarech
Location map
Lima Provincias in Peru

Lima Provincias is a region located in the central coast of Peru. It is bordered on the north by the Ancash region; on the east with the Huánuco, Pasco and Junín regions; on the southeast by the Huancavelica region; and on the west by the Pacific Ocean and Metropolitan Lima.


Peru | Political division
Regions of Peru
Amazonas | Ancash | Apurímac | Arequipa | Ayacucho | Cajamarca | Callao | Cusco | Huancavelica | Huánuco | Ica | Junín | La Libertad | Lambayeque | Lima Metropolitana | Lima Provincias | Loreto | Madre de Dios | Moquegua | Pasco | Piura | Puno | San Martín | Tacna | Tumbes | Ucayali

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Peru Regions (1567 words)
The regions are subdivided into provincias (provinces), which are further subdivided into partidos or distritos (districts).
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).
lima peru info, flora and fauna in Lima peru (466 words)
The primary objectives of the Lachay National Reserve are to restore and conserve the wild flora and fauna, perform research in order to use the hills rationally and encourage the recreation to be in harmony with nature.
The Pantanos de villa (Wetlands), a marshy area 18 km south of Lima, features a aprawling zone of totorareed-lined pools that are one of the main havens on the coast for more than 150 bird classes, including 30 migratory species that fly here from all over the continent.
Lima's last remaining natural reserve, the Villa Wetlands spread across 396 hectares which are an obligatory stopping-point for the world's ornithologists and nature lovers.
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