World Library  
Flag as Inappropriate
Email this Article

Callao District

Article Id: WHEBN0002104369
Reproduction Date:

Title: Callao District  
Author: World Heritage Encyclopedia
Language: English
Subject: San Martín de Porres District, Carmen de la Legua Reynoso, Ventanilla District, La Perla District, Lima Metropolitan Area
Collection:
Publisher: World Heritage Encyclopedia
Publication
Date:
 

Callao District

Callao
District
Coat of arms of Callao
Coat of arms
Location of Callao in the Constitutional Province of Callao
Location of Callao in the Constitutional Province of Callao
Country  Peru
Region Callao
Province Constitutional Province of Callao
Founded August 20, 1836
Capital Callao
Subdivisions 1 populated center
Government
 • Mayor Felix Manuel Moreno Caballero
Area
 • Total 45.65 km2 (17.63 sq mi)
Elevation 7 m (23 ft)
Population (2005 census)
 • Total 389,579
 • Density 8,500/km2 (22,000/sq mi)
Time zone PET (UTC-5)
UBIGEO 070101
Website www.municallao.gob.pe

Callao is one of the seven districts of the Constitutional Province of Callao in the Callao Region, Peru. It is also the downtown district of the city of Callao.

The Chillón River marks the district's northern border with Ventanilla. On the east, the Callao district is bordered by the Carmen de la Legua-Reynoso as well as the Lima Province's districts of San Martín de Porres and downtown Lima. The Bellavista and the La Perla districts are located to the southeast, while La Punta borders the district on the west. The Pacific Ocean borders the province on the west and south.

Since seaport are located in this district, Callao is the largest port of entry to Peru.

The city of Callao forms a conurbation with Lima and thus, the district is economically, socially and culturally integrated with this city. (See: Lima and Callao Metropolitan Area).

External links

  • Todo Callao (in Spanish)



This article was sourced from Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License; additional terms may apply. World Heritage Encyclopedia content is assembled from numerous content providers, Open Access Publishing, and in compliance with The Fair Access to Science and Technology Research Act (FASTR), Wikimedia Foundation, Inc., Public Library of Science, The Encyclopedia of Life, Open Book Publishers (OBP), PubMed, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Center for Biotechnology Information, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health (NIH), U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, and USA.gov, which sources content from all federal, state, local, tribal, and territorial government publication portals (.gov, .mil, .edu). Funding for USA.gov and content contributors is made possible from the U.S. Congress, E-Government Act of 2002.
 
Crowd sourced content that is contributed to World Heritage Encyclopedia is peer reviewed and edited by our editorial staff to ensure quality scholarly research articles.
 
By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. World Heritage Encyclopedia™ is a registered trademark of the World Public Library Association, a non-profit organization.
 



Copyright © World Library Foundation. All rights reserved. eBooks from World eBook Library are sponsored by the World Library Foundation,
a 501c(4) Member's Support Non-Profit Organization, and is NOT affiliated with any governmental agency or department.