Buenos Aires District (Morropón)

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Buenos Aires District
The district of Buenos Aires is centrally located in the province of Morropón (marked in red)
The district of Buenos Aires is centrally located in the province of Morropón (marked in red)
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Basic data
Country Peru
region Piura
province MorropónTemplate: Infobox administrative unit / maintenance / other
Seat Buenos Aires
surface 248 km²
Residents 9735 (2017)
density 39 inhabitants per km²
founding January 20, 1944
ISO 3166-2 PE-PIU
Alcalde District Elvis Delgado Jiménez Chinchay

Coordinates: 5 ° 16 ′  S , 79 ° 58 ′  W

The Buenos Aires District is located in the Morropón Province of the Piura Region in northwestern Peru . The district was established on January 20, 1944. It has an area of ​​248 km². At the 2017 census, there were 9,735 residents in the district. In 1993 the population was 10,111, in 2007 8753. The administrative center is the 135  m high town of Buenos Aires with 3609 inhabitants (as of 2017). Buenos Aires is located about 30 km southeast of the provincial capital Chulucanas .

Geographical location

The Buenos Aires District is centrally located in the Morropón Province. The district extends over the western flank of the Peruvian Western Cordillera . The Río Piura crosses the western part of the district in a north-westerly direction. Its right tributary, the Río Corrales, flows west along the northwestern district boundary.

The district of Buenos Aires borders in the southwest on the district La Matanza , in the north on the districts Morropón , Santa Catalina de Mossa and Yamango , in the east on the district San Juan de Bigote and in the southeast on the district Salitral .

Individual evidence

  1. a b Peru: Piura - Provinces & Districts . www.citypopulation.de. Retrieved June 12, 2020.

Web links

Commons : Buenos Aires District  - Collection of images, videos and audio files