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Basic information about Piura
Piura is a coastal region in northwestern Peru. The region's capital is Piura and its largest port cities, Paita and Talara, are also among the most important in Peru. The area is known for its tropical and dry beaches. The country's latest decentralization program is in hiatus after the proposal to merge departments was defeated in the national referendum in October 2005. The referendum held on October 30, 2005, as part of the ongoing decentralization process in Peru, to decide whether the region would merge with the current regions of Lambayeque and Tumbes to create a new Región Norte was defeated.
Cities, towns & villages in Piura
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Cabo BlancoCabo Blanco is a fishing village in northwestern Peru, 3 km northwest from El Alto, Talara, Piura. It was famous in the past among big-game fishermen and today is a noted surf break. The village takes its name from the light coloured nearby mountains. Cabo Blanco was used as the location of the film Undertow (Contracorriente), directed by Javier Fuentes-León. The movie was released in 2010. Show Cabo Blancoon the map
MáncoraMáncora is a town and beach resort in the Piura Region, in northwestern Peru. It is located in the Talara Province and is capital of the Máncora District. The town has 8,852 inhabitants (1999). The Pan-American Highway serves as Máncora's main street. The area is known for its turquoise beaches and good waves, making it a surfing destination. The beach town has over 30 different beach resorts that receive tourists from all over South America. It has a large proportion of restaurants and nightclubs for such a small town of 10,000. Resorts rim the nearby kilometers of beaches connected by a road. Most people arrive by bus, private car, or plane from the Talara Airport or Tumbes Airport. Currently, tourism is booming as a large influx of tourists take to the beaches all year round. In 2005, 3 Show Máncoraon the map
TalaraTalara is a city in the Talara Province of the Piura Region, in northwestern Peru. It is a port city on the Pacific Ocean with a population of 103,200 as of 2005. Its climate is hot and dry. Due to its oil reserves, and ability to produce aviation fuel, Talara hosted a United States air base during World War II. Talara is also home to a large fishing fleet. The city is served by the Cap. FAP Víctor Montes Arias Airport. One of the attractions of Talara is its gastronomy, you can find good seafood restaurants. There are many of them at Caleta's San Pablo, a district of Talara. Show Talaraon the map
ChulucanasChulucanas is a town in Morropón Province, Piura Region, Peru. It lies in the Piura Valley just north of the confluence of the Charanal River with the Piura River. Chulucanas is the administrative seat for both Chulucanas District and Morropón Province. A major festival for the town is the Fiesta de Cristo Resucitad at Easter. Operating in Chulucanas is Victor's Vision, a nonprofit organization which provides supplemental academic and personal support, guidance, and resources to bright, impoverished youth. Show Chulucanason the map
SechuraSechura is a town in northwestern Peru, 50 km south of Piura. It is the capital of Sechura Province in the Piura Region. The town gives its name to the Sechura Desert, which extends south along most of coastal Peru. Crescent dunes lie south of the city, between the sea and the highway. The town has a main square with the Catédral de Sechura, built in the 17th-century in the Spanish colonial style. Because of the desert surrounding the town, the church has sometimes been called the Catédral de Arena (Sand Cathedral). Blog Provincia de Sechura Facebook Provincia de Sechura Show Sechuraon the map
AyabacaAyabaca is a town in the highlands of the Piura Region in northwestern Peru, near the border with Ecuador. It is located in the Ayabaca Province and is capital of that province and Ayabaca District, to the southeast of the Ecuadorian border town of Macará. The town is situated in the Andes above the Piura Desert at 2,815 meters above sea level. Its Señor Cautivo festival attracts many followers who come in pilgrimage from several northern zones of Peru and even from Ecuador. It had a population of about 10,000 people in 1975. Show Ayabacaon the map
PaitaPaita is a city in northwestern Peru. It is the capital of the Paita Province which is in the Piura Region. It is a leading seaport in that region. It is located 1,089 km northwest of the country's capital Lima and 57 km northwest of the regional capital of Piura.Starting in 2014, it has thrived ideas for the separation Paita of Piura Region, proclaiming himself \"Miguel Grau region\". Show Paitaon the map
PiuraPiura is a city in northwestern Peru. It is the capital of the Piura Region and the Piura Province. The population is 377,496. It was here that Spanish Conqueror Francisco Pizarro founded the third Spanish city in South America and first in Peru, San Miguel de Piura, in July 1532. Piura declared its independence from Spain on 4 January 1821. Show Piuraon the map
SullanaSullana is the name of the capital of the Sullana Province, in the north-western coastal plains of Peru on the Chira valley. Show Sullanaon the map
CatacaosCatacaos is a town in the Piura Province, Piura Region, Peru. It is known for its gastronomy and crafts (or souvenirs). Show Catacaoson the map
States, regions, administrative units in Piura
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Provincia de AyabacaAyabaca or Ayavaca is one of the eight provinces of the Piura Region, in northwestern Peru. It borders Ecuador on the north and northeast, Huancabamba Province and Morropón Province on the south, and the Piura and Sullana provinces on the west. This province is located in the western Andes and its capital is the town of Ayabaca, which is the highest in the whole region.Show on map
PiuraPiura is a coastal region in northwestern Peru. The region's capital is Piura and its largest port cities, Paita and Talara, are also among the most important in Peru. The area is known for its tropical and dry beaches.Show on map
Provincia de PiuraPiura is a landlocked province in the Piura Region in northwestern Peru. Its capital, the city of Piura, is also the regional capital. The province is the most populous in the region as well as its center of economic activity.Show on map
HuancabambaHuancabamba is a town in Northern Peru, capital of the province Huancabamba in the region Piura. It is situated in the valley of the Huancabamba river, along which the old Inca road passed leading from Quito to Cajamarca.Show on map
MorroponThe Morropón Province is one of eight provinces of the Piura Region in Peru. The province was created in 1936. Its administrative center is in the town of Chulucanas.Show on map
Provincia de SullanaThe Sullana Province is a landlocked province in the Piura Region in northwestern Peru. It is the northernmost province in the Piura Region.Show on map
Provincia de HuancabambaHuancabamba Province is a landlocked province in the Piura Region in northwestern Peru. The province is the easternmost in the region.Show on map
Provincia de PaitaThe Paita Province is one of eight provinces of the Piura Region in northwestern Peru.Show on map
PiuraPiura District is one of nine districts of the province Piura in Peru.Show on map
Different buildings in Piura
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Capitán FAP Guillermo Concha Iberico International AirportCapitán FAP Guillermo Concha Iberico International Airport (IATA: PIU, ICAO: SPUR) is an airport serving Piura, Peru. It is run by ADP a private operator that manages various airports in northem Peru. It is the main airport of the Piura Region, the second most populous one of the country. It is currently served by LAN Perú, Peruvian Airlines, TACA Perú and SAEREO; and is 2 kilometres (1.2 mi) from Piura's main square and 130 kilometres (81 mi) from the famous Máncora resort. The Piura VOR-DME (Ident: URA) and non-directional beacon (Ident: URA) are located on the field.Show on map
Cap. FAP Víctor Montes Arias AirportCap. FAP Víctor Montes Arias International Airport (Spanish: Aeropuerto Capitán FAP Víctor Montes Arias, IATA: TYL, ICAO: SPYL) is an airport serving Talara, Peru. It is run by AdP S.A. (Aeropuertos del Perú S.A.). It is an important airport in the Piura Region. It is used both as a relief airport for Cap. FAP Guillermo Concha Iberico International Airport and for faster access to the famous Los Órganos, Máncora and Punta Sal beaches. The Talara VOR-DME (Ident: TAL) and the Talara non-directional beacon (Ident: TYL) are located on the field.Show on map
Lakes, rivers, streams and other bodies of water in Piura
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Reservorio PoechosPoechos Reservoir is a middle-sized reservoir on Peru's Chira River in the border area between Peru and Ecuador.Its purpose is to improve the accumulation of water stocks in the upper part of Peru's Chira basin by flood control, irrigation, drainage and electricity generation.Show on map
Mountains, roads, land forms, forests and other objects in Piura
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Parque Nacional Cerros de AmotapeThe Amotape Hills National Park (Spanish: Parque Nacional Cerros de Amotape) is located around the Amotape District, in the northern section of the Piura Region and the extreme southern section of the Tumbes Region in Peru. It is the best well kept example of equatorial dry forests in the whole Pacific region. Once before these forests covered the whole of Tumbes, Piura and Lambayeque in Peru, and the El Oro and the Guayas coastal provinces in Ecuador.Show on map
Punta PariñasPunta Pariñas is the westernmost point in mainland South America, located at 04°40′45″S 81°19′35″W / 4.67917°S 81.32639°W. Punta Pariñas (alternatively, Punta Balcones) is in Peru, in the La Brea District, Talara Province, Piura Region. An active lighthouse is located in Punta Pariñas. There is a popular beach just south of the cape, and visitors can climb the headland to see seals below.Show on map