El Agustino

El Agustino

Coat of arms

Location of El Agustino in the Lima province
Coordinates: 12°04′S 77°01′W / 12.067°S 77.017°W / -12.067; -77.017Coordinates: 12°04′S 77°01′W / 12.067°S 77.017°W / -12.067; -77.017
Country  Peru
Region Lima
Province Lima
Founded January 6, 1965
  Mayor Víctor Modesto Salcedo Ríos
  Total 12.54 km2 (4.84 sq mi)
Elevation 197 m (646 ft)
Population (2007 estimate)
  Total 166,177
  Density 13,000/km2 (34,000/sq mi)
Time zone PET (UTC-5)
UBIGEO 150111
Website munielagustino.gob.pe

El Agustino is a district of the Lima Province in Peru. It is part of city of Lima. Officially established as a district on January 6, 1965, the current mayor (alcalde) of El Agustino is Víctor Modesto Salcedo Ríos. The district's postal code is 10.


The district has a total land area of 12.54 km². Its administrative center is located 197 meters above sea level. Originally the boundary with Ate was marked by the Río Surco irrigation ditch, but in 1989 the eastern part of El Agustino (east of the El Agustino hill, which gave the district its name) broke away to form Santa Anita district with the Santa Anita section of Ate and surrounding areas.



According to a 2002 estimate by the INEI, the district has 166,177 inhabitants and a population density of 13,251.8 persons/km². In 1999, there were 32,910 households in the district. It is the 25th most populated district in Lima.

External links

This article is issued from Wikipedia - version of the 10/24/2013. The text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution/Share Alike but additional terms may apply for the media files.