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Punta Hermosa
Map of Lima highlighting Punta Hermosa.PNG
Location of Punta Hermosa in the Lima province
Coat of Arms
COA Punta Hermosa District in Lima Province.png
Country  Peru
Province Lima
Founded April 7, 1954
Capital Punta Hermosa
Area
Area
Elevation
119.5 km2
18 metres (59 ft)
Population (as of the 2005 Census)
Population
 - Total
 - Density

4,676
39.1/km² 
Mayor Carlos Guillermo Fernandez Otero
Subdivisions 4 populated centers
UBIGEO 150126
Official website
www.munipuntahermosa.gob.pe

Punta Hermosa is one of 43 district of the Lima Province in Peru. The capital of the district is the village of Punta Hermosa. The districts main attractions are its beaches.

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Geography

Punta Hermosa borders the Pacific Ocean on the west, the Lurín District on the north, Huarochirí Province's district of Santo Domingo de los Olleros on the east and the Punta Negra district on the south.

Political division

The district is divided into 4 populated centers (Spanish: Centros Poblados):

  • Punta Hermosa
  • Capilla Lucumo
  • Cucuya
  • Pampapacta

Beach resort

Punta Hermosa is located 42 km south of downtown Lima, to which it is connected by the Pan-American Highway. The district's main attraction is its beaches, which are visited by thousands of people every summer.

Punta Hermosa, which used to be a district where residents stayed only temporarily, has recently seen an urban expansion which has now been permanently settled.

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Coordinates: 12°20′S 76°49′W / 12.333°S 76.817°W / -12.333; -76.817








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