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This article is about the district in Lima, Peru. For other uses, see Santa María del Mar (disambiguation).

Santa María del Mar
Map of Lima highlighting Santa María del Mar.PNG
Location of Santa María del Mar in the Lima province
Santa Maria Beach.jpg
Santa María beach
Country  Peru
Province Lima
Founded January 16, 1962
9.81 km2
Population (as of the 2005 Census)
 - Total
 - Density

264 (2002 estimate)
Mayor Ángel Raúl Abugattás Nazal
UBIGEO 150138
Official website

Santa María del Mar is a district in southern Lima Province in Peru. It is bordered by the Pacific Ocean on the west, the district of San Bartolo on the north, the Chilca District of the Cañete Province on the east, and the Pucusana district on the south.

It is well-known for its beaches and attracts many beachgoers every summer. Many of them also rent apartments during this season, making its population increase considerably. The district has some restaurants and a club with a large seawater swimming pool. The most popular beaches in the district are Santa María and Embajadores.


Street in Santa María del Mar

Santa María del Mar began as part of the San Bartolo District, but after an urbanization process that started in 1943, it became a district in 1962.

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Coordinates: 12°25′S 76°47′W / 12.417°S 76.783°W / -12.417; -76.783



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