Salitral District (Morropón)
The Salitral district is located in the southeast of the Morropón province (marked in red)
|density||14 inhabitants per km²|
|founding||October 8, 1840|
|Alcaldesa district||Ysmenia Monja Zapata
|Political party||Movimiento Independiente Fuerza Regional|
Coordinates: 5 ° 21 ′ S , 79 ° 50 ′ W
The Salitral district is located in the Morropón province of the Piura region in northwestern Peru . The district was founded on October 8, 1840. It has an area of 614.03 km². At the 2017 census, there were 8,527 residents in the district. In 1993 the population was 8,498, in 2007 it was 8,516. The administrative seat is the 162 m high village of Salitral with 1,021 inhabitants (as of 2017). Salitral is located on the right bank of the Río Piura above the confluence of the Río Bigote , 45 km southeast of the provincial capital Chulucanas .
The Salitral district is located in the southeast of the Morropón province. The district has a length in north-south direction of 40 km and a maximum width of 33 km. It is located in the western foothills of the Peruvian Western Cordillera . The area is crossed by the Río Piura in a north-westerly direction.
The Salitral district borders in the southwest on the Olmos district ( Lambayeque province ), in the west on the La Matanza district , in the northwest on the Buenos Aires district , in the northeast on the San Juan de Bigote district , in the east on the Canchaque and San Miguel districts de El Faique (both in the province of Huancabamba ) and in the southeast to the district of Huarmaca (also in the province of Huancabamba).
In addition to Salitral, there are the following larger towns in the district:
- Algarrobal (209 inhabitants)
- La Alberca (837 inhabitants)
- Malacasi (1850 inhabitants)
- Palo Blanco - El Cerezo (654 inhabitants)
- Polluco (254 inhabitants)
- San Pedro (208 inhabitants)
- Serran (1793 inhabitants)
- ↑ a b Peru: Piura - Provinces & Districts . www.citypopulation.de. Retrieved April 19, 2020.