Lima Region

Lima Region
Region
Flag of Lima Region
Flag
Official seal of Lima Region
Seal
Location of the Lima region in Peru
Location of the Lima region in Peru
CountryPeru
Subdivisions9 provinces and 128 districts
CapitalHuacho
Government
 • GovernorNelson Chui
(2015–2018)
Area
 • Total32,129.31 km2 (12,405.20 sq mi)
Highest elevation5,654 m (18,550 ft)
Lowest elevation0 m (0 ft)
Population (2011)
 • Total800,588
 • Density25/km2 (65/sq mi)
UBIGEO15
Dialing code01
ISO 3166 codePE-LIM
Principal resourcesN/A
Poverty rateN/A
Percentage of Peru's GDPN/A
Websitewww.regionlima.gob.pe

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

Geography

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: Region Lima
Deutsch: Region Lima
Esperanto: Lima Regiono
한국어: 리마 주
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)
українська: Ліма (регіон)
中文: 利馬大區