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Map of Tumbes district in Peru

Basic information about Tumbes
Tumbes is a coastal region in northwestern Peru and southwestern Ecuador. Due to the region's location near the Equator it has a warm climate, with beaches that are considered among the finest in Peru. Despite its small area, the region contains a wide variety of ecosystems. The name \Tumbes\ originates from either Tumpis, a group of native peoples from the area, the word tumbos, a species of Passiflora that used to abound in the area, or the name of the Tumba cacique, whose son founded and populated the area.
Cities, towns & villages in Tumbes
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Aguas VerdesAguas Verdes (literally \"green waters\"), is a town in the Zarumilla Province of the Tumbes Region in northwestern Peru. It has a population of 2,390 (1999) and is capital of the Aguas Verdes District. Aguas Verdes is located in the border with Ecuador. An international bridge that goes over the Zarumilla River connects it with the Ecuadorian town of Huaquillas. Both towns have an intense commercial life and many formal, as well as informal street sellers that sell goods both in Peruvian soles and US dollars, which is the only currency in Ecuador. Show Aguas Verdeson the map
ZarumillaZarumilla is a town in the Tumbes Region, in northwestern Peru. It has a population of 17,587 (1999) and is the capital of the Zarumilla Province. It is also the main settlement in the Zarumilla District. It is located only a few kilometers away from the border town of Aguas Verdes, which is connected to Ecuador by a bridge. During the Ecuadorian-Peruvian War, Ecuadorian forces occupied the town, which was the setting of the Battle of Zarumilla. After this, Peruvian forces occupied the province of El Oro in Ecuador; this brief war was a success for the Peruvians. Show Zarumillaon the map
Punta SalPunta Sal is a coastal village located along the Pacific Ocean in the region of Tumbes, northern Peru. Due to its more equatorial location, the current of El Niño warms the surrounding sea and the local climate. Punta Sal's ample beaches, with whitish sands and blue warm waters have made this area a popular beach resort. Show Punta Salon the map
TumbesTumbes is a city in northwestern Peru, on the banks of the Tumbes River. It is the capital of the Tumbes Region, as well as of Tumbes Province and Tumbes District. Located near the border with Ecuador, Tumbes has 111,595 inhabitants as of 2015. It is served by the Cap. FAP Pedro Canga Rodriguez Airport. Show Tumbeson the map
CañaveralCañaveral is a town in the Contralmirante Villar Province of the Tumbes Region in northwestern Peru. It is the capital of the Casitas District and has a population of 494 (1999). Show Cañaveralon the map
States, regions, administrative units in Tumbes
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ZarumillaZarumilla is one of the three provinces of the Tumbes Region in northwestern Peru. It borders the Pacific Ocean on the north, Ecuador on the south and east, and the Tumbes Province on the west. Its capital is the town of Zarumilla. Other important settlements in the province include Matapalo and the border town of Aguas Verdes, which is connected to Ecuador by a bridge. Zarumilla was established as a province on November 17, 1942.Show on map
TumbesTumbes is a coastal region in northwestern Peru and southwestern Ecuador. Due to the region's location near the Equator it has a warm climate, with beaches that are considered among the finest in Peru. Despite its small area, the region contains a wide variety of ecosystems. The name \"Tumbes\" originates from either Tumpis, a group of native peoples from the area, the word tumbos, a species of Passiflora that used to abound in the area, or the name of the Tumba cacique, whose son founded and populated the area.Show on map
TumbesTumbes is a province in Peru, located in the region of the same name. It borders the Pacific Ocean on the north, the Zarumilla Province on the east, the Piura Region and Ecuador on the south and the Contralmirante Villar Province on the west. Its capital is Tumbes, which is also the regional capital.Show on map
San Juan De La VirgenSan Juan de la Virgen District is one of the six districts of the province Tumbes in Peru.Show on map
Different buildings in Tumbes
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Tumbes AirportCapitán FAP Pedro Canga Rodríguez Airport (IATA: TBP, ICAO: SPME) is an airport serving Tumbes, Peru. It is the main airport of the Tumbes Region, and is run by CORPAC S.A. (Corporación Peruana de Aeropuertos y Aviación Comercial S.A.), a government organization that manages Peruvian airports. The airport is used mainly by locals and national and international travelers because of its proximity to beaches and resorts. The Tumbes VOR-DME (Ident: BES) and Tumbes non-directional beacon (Ident: BES) are located on the field.Show on map
Mountains, roads, land forms, forests and other objects in Tumbes
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Cerro El GrilloZorritos is a town in the Tumbes Region, in northwestern Peru. It has a population of 6,605 (1999) and is the capital of the Contralmirante Villar Province. It is also the main settlement in the Zorritos District. Located 28 km south of Tumbes (the regional capital), Zorritos used to be a favourite beach resort for the Tumbes aristocracy, thanks to the petroleum-related activities in the area.Show on map
Santuario Nacional Manglares de TumbesThe Tumbes Mangroves National Sanctuary is a national park located in the Tumbes Region of Peru. It contains many species of flora and fauna. It is increasingly popular for tourism, because the beach resort of Máncora three hours to the south is booming. During the summer months from December to March, the wetland dries up to become a large canyon surrounded by brush. During this time, seafood farmers collect crabs, black conches, and shrimp to be exported through Paita.Show on map
Punta MalpeloPunta Malpelo is a point in Peru near the border with Ecuador. It was a significant scene during the Gran Colombia-Peru War, because on August 31, 1828 was the site of the Battle of Punta Malpelo, where the Peruvian corvette Libertad sustained a naval encounter with the Gran Colombian ships Pichincha and Guayaquileña with high casualties on both sides.Show on map