Piura region

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Piura region
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Basic data
Country Peru
Capital Piura
surface 35,891 km²
Residents 1,844,100 (2015)
density 51 inhabitants per km²
ISO 3166-2 PE-PIU
Website www.regionpiura.gob.pe (Spanish)
Gobernador regional Servando García Correa (2019-2022)
Provinces of the Piura region
Provinces of the Piura region

Coordinates: 5 ° 9 ′  S , 80 ° 34 ′  W

The region of Piura [ pjuɾa ] (Spanish Región Piura , Quechua Piwra suyu ) is a region in northwestern Peru . 1,844,100 people (2015) live in an area of ​​35,891 km². The capital is Piura . The region and city were named after the Piura River.


The region borders the Pacific to the west and Ecuador to the north . Bordering regions of Peru are Cajamarca , Lambayeque and Tumbes .

The landscape is rather flat and characterized by desert areas like in the province of Sechura.

The Vicús culture settled in this region and was known for its ceramic and goldsmith work.


The region is divided into eight provinces and 64 districts.

province Capital
Ayabaca Ayabaca
Huancabamba Huancabamba
Morropón Chulucanas
Paita Paita
Piura Piura
Sechura Sechura
Sullana Sullana
Talara Talara

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