Department of Lima

Department of Lima
Flag of Department of Lima
Official seal of Department of Lima
Location of the Lima region in Peru
Location of the Lima region in Peru
Subdivisions10 provinces and 171 districts
 • GovernorRicardo Chavarría
 • Total32,129.31 km2 (12,405.20 sq mi)
Highest elevation
5,654 m (18,550 ft)
Lowest elevation
0 m (0 ft)
 • Total9,485,405
 • Density300/km2 (760/sq mi)
Dialing code01
ISO 3166 codePE-LIM
Principal resourcesN/A
Poverty rateN/A
Percentage of Peru's

The Department of Lima (Spanish pronunciation: [ˈlima]) is located in the central coast of the country, its regional seat (seat of the Regional Government of Peru) is Huacho.Lima Province, which contains the city of Lima, the country's capital, is located west of the Department of Lima; this province is autonomous and not under the jurisdiction of the Regional Government.


The region is bordered by the Ancash Region on the north, the Huánuco Region, Pasco Region, and Junín Region on the east, the Huancavelica Region on the southeast, the Ica Region on the south, and the Pacific Ocean and the Lima Province on the west.

The region has a coastal and an Andean zone, and has a great diversity of natural regions: the Costa or Chala (0 to 500 meters above sea level) up to the Janka or Cordillera (over 4800 meters). The predominating regions are the Yunga (500 to 2300 meters above sea level) and Quechua (2300 to 3500 meters)

Other Languages
العربية: منطقة ليما
Aymar aru: Lima jach'a suyu
Bân-lâm-gú: Lima Khu
беларуская: Ліма (рэгіён)
беларуская (тарашкевіца)‎: Ліма (дэпартамэнт)
български: Лима (регион)
čeština: Lima (region)
Deutsch: Region Lima
Esperanto: Lima Regiono
한국어: 리마주
Bahasa Indonesia: Region Lima
italiano: Regione di Lima
magyar: Lima megye
македонски: Лима (регион)
Bahasa Melayu: Wilayah Lima
Nederlands: Lima (regio)
日本語: リマ県
norsk nynorsk: Lima-regionen
polski: Region Lima
português: Lima (região)
Runa Simi: Lima suyu
русский: Лима (регион)
suomi: Liman alue
svenska: Lima (region)
Türkçe: Lima bölgesi
українська: Ліма (регіон)
中文: 利馬大區