Santa Anita District

Santa Anita

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Location of Santa Anita in the Lima province
Country  Peru
Region Lima
Province Lima
Founded October 25, 1989
Capital Santa Anita
Subdivisions 1 populated center
  Mayor Osiris Feliciano Muñoz
  Total 10.69 km2 (4.13 sq mi)
Elevation 195 m (640 ft)
Population (2005 census)
  Total 160,777
  Density 15,000/km2 (39,000/sq mi)
Time zone PET (UTC-5)
UBIGEO 150137

Santa Anita is a district of the Lima Province in Peru. It is part of city of Lima. Officially established as a district on October 25, 1989 from parts of Ate and El Agustino separated by the Rio Surco, a ditch which went all the way to Santiago de Surco. The current mayor (alcalde) of Santa Anita is Osiris Feliciano Muñoz. The district's postal code is 43. The core sections of Santa Anita are: Santa Anita proper, originally a section of Ate; and Los Ficus and Universal, originally sections of El Agustino. Industrial areas to the east of Santa Anita and Universal mark the boundary with Ate.


The district has a total land area of 10.69 km². Its administrative center is located 195 meters above sea level.



According to a 2002 estimate by the INEI, the district has 154,359 inhabitants and a population density of 14,439.6 inhabitants/km². In 1999, there were 27,908 households in the district.

Coordinates: 12°02′35″S 76°57′30″W / 12.04306°S 76.95833°W / -12.04306; -76.95833

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