Lima Information

In this section you will find general information about Lima that honestly, we did not know where else to fit it in. Nevertheless, there are some prominent topics that you should look at! Highly recommended is the write up about “Safety & Security Situation in Lima, Peru” where we respond to many questions that we received from our readers. The mentioned guidelines will give you a great idea on how to prevent any mishaps that could spoil your visit.

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Coming to Lima you have most probably heard or read good meant warnings about your safety. Once here, even locals might warn you about dangers waiting for you at every corner. Actually, most (not all) of these warnings are exaggerated and still reflect the conditions during the times of terror and lawlessness years ago. In the last decade, the s...
Lima ranks as the 16th most populated city in the world. The population of Lima's 43 districts was counted at the last census in 2007 at 7,605,742 citizens living on an area of only 2672.2 km².
Peru is a country with numerous feast and festivals. Most are dedicated to honor and celebrate saints or important personalities and unfortunately aren't held in Lima. But still at least once a month you will find a special day to join a Peruvian feast or festival.
The Jorge Chávez International Airport is located in Callao about 10 km (6 miles) from Lima's City Center. The airport is named after the Peruvian aviation icon Jorge Chávez Dartnell and definitely one of the most modern ones in Latin America. It was privatized in 2001 and is now managed by Lima Airport Partners (LAP), a joint venture of Alterra...
Facts and Figures about Lima including general info, geography, climate, main problems, population, education, transport, tourism, economy, districts and actual statistics.
Lima's weather and climate isn't what one would expect when travelling to a city located just 12° south of the equator. It's usually described as mild throughout the year without noteworthy rain making Lima one of the driest capitals in the world. The average temperatures range from 12°C/54°F to 18°C/64°F (low) and 24°C/75°F to 28°C/82°F (high).
Although the Municipality of Lima took great efforts to remove beggars from the streets, it's a common thing to see many of them hanging around; especially in the areas where tourist are. For many beggars this is the only way to gain at least some income. If you feel pity for these poor people, feel free to give them a Sol or two. Or if an old g...
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