Discover Peru - Lima
The department of Lima is located in the west central zone of the country. To the west it is bathed by the waters of the Pacific Ocean and to the east it is bordered by the Andes. It has an area of 33 820 km2 and its population exceeds 7 million (is close to 10 million) inhabitants, almost one third of the total population of Peru.
Lima was founded in 1535 and it soon became the most important city of America. Today it has more than 8 million (almost 10 million) inhabitants and receives immigrants from all over the world, which has made it a mixed city par excellence. ...More