Pucusana District


Pucusana Bay

Location of Pucusana in the Lima province
Coordinates: 12°25′S 76°47′W / 12.417°S 76.783°W / -12.417; -76.783Coordinates: 12°25′S 76°47′W / 12.417°S 76.783°W / -12.417; -76.783
Country  Peru
Region Lima
Province Lima
Founded January 22, 1943
Capital Pucusana
Subdivisions 4 populated centers
  Mayor Juan Jose Cuya Espinoza
  Total 37.83 km2 (14.61 sq mi)
Elevation 15 m (49 ft)
Population (2005 census)
  Total 9,231
  Density 240/km2 (630/sq mi)
Time zone PET (UTC-5)
UBIGEO 150124
Website munipucusana.gob.pe

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

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