La Victoria District, Lima

La Victoria

Coat of arms

Location of La Victoria in the Lima province
Coordinates: 12°3′54″S 76°1′52″W / 12.06500°S 76.03111°W / -12.06500; -76.03111Coordinates: 12°3′54″S 76°1′52″W / 12.06500°S 76.03111°W / -12.06500; -76.03111
Country  Peru
Region Lima
Province Lima
Founded February 2, 1920
Capital La Victoria
Subdivisions 1 populated center
  Mayor Elías Cuba Bautista
  Total 8.74 km2 (3.37 sq mi)
Elevation 133 m (436 ft)
Population (2005 census)
  Total 190,218
  Density 22,000/km2 (56,000/sq mi)
Time zone PET (UTC-5)
UBIGEO 150115
Interbank Tower

La Victoria is a district of the Lima in Peru and is one of the most populous districts comprising the city of Lima.

La Victoria borders downtown Lima on the northwest, the district of Lince on the west, San Isidro on the southwest, San Borja on the south, San Luis on the east, and El Agustino on the northeast.

La Victoria has several sections:

La Victoria is home to one of the most popular football teams in Peru: Alianza Lima. It has the Estadio Alejandro Villanueva, allowing you to play at home, is located near the housing project Hooch in the southern part of La Victoria. La Victoria is very historical and located in downtown Lima.

Today's La Victoria offers its residents and visitors to the satisfaction of visiting its stately parks and enjoy the wonders of their culture, thereby imparting values among younger generations. It must be emphasized that La Victoria is a very busy public district.


Procession of Lord of Miracles of La Victoria District, Nov 2008
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