|Lima, Lima Metropolitan Area, Peru|
|latitude: -12.08, longitude: -77.01|
|Browse Lima map 12° 4′ 48″ S, 77° 0′ 36″ W|
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Lima is the largest and capital city of Perú. It is the primary city of the Lima Metropolitan Area, which also encompasses the port and district of Callao. The population of the city itself is 6.9 million, whilst the greater metropolitan area sustains a population of 8.1 million; in total, one-third of Perú's entire population.
Located on the Pacific coast, at the base of the Rímac, Chillón, and Lurín rivers, Lima is the fifth largest city in Latin America.
Current projects and upcoming events
- Lima Mapping Weekend, August 2010...more details soon!