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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Lima's Jorge Chávez International Airport is located in Callao about 12km (7.5 miles) from Lima's city center. The airport is named after the Peruvian aviation icon Jorge Chávez Dartnell and is one...
Facts and figures about Lima, including general info, geography, climate, key problems, population, education, transport, tourism, economy, districts and actual statistics.
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.
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 ma...
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 ...
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