LIMA INFORMATION USEFUL
On the central coast of the country, facing the Pacific Ocean, on the banks of the Rimac River, 154 meters. meters above sea level, with the Andes mountains to the East.
Its capital is the city of Lima, an of the more important of South America and declared Heritage Cultural of the humanity.
The average temperature in summer (from mid-December to mid-March) is 25 degrees Celsius. If travels to Lima in this time, may enjoy fully of the charms of the sea, already is in the Costa green, to not more than 15 minutes of the Center historical; or, in the beaches located to the North and to the South of the city, to which is arrives by the road Pan American, in travel short of 30 or 45 minutes, depending on the beach chosen.
In the winter the days are gray, overcast and with enough humidity. The average temperature fluctuates between 12 and 15 degrees Celsius.
He is currently considered as the commercial, financial, cultural and political center of the country. Internationally, the city occupies the fifth place in the most populous cities in Latin America and the Caribbean and is one of the forty most populated world urban agglomerations. Because of its geo-strategic importance, it has been defined as a world city.
Lima, as point of entry to the country, has developed an important offer tourist, between which highlight his Center historical, their centers archaeological, his life night, them museums of the city and numerous festivities and traditions popular. It has a wide variety of restaurants and bars where you can taste not only the food and drink local but also international. The historic centre of Lima, are highlight the monumental Plaza Mayor, jointly with the 16TH century cathedral and the Presidential Palace (also called House of Pizarro), and the catacombs of the Convento de San Francisco, which are very popular with tourists and visitors of the city.
It has an area of 33 000 820 square kilometers and its population exceeds 7 million inhabitants, almost a third of all the inhabitants of the Peru.