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About Lima

7,605,742 in city
9,241,961 in metro
2,672 km² (1,032 mi²)
107 m
Founded in 1535 Lima is Peru's capital and its business and cultural center. Lima seems like many cities clustered together. Offering possibly the best coffee on Earth the city is famous for its open-air marketplaces, restaurants, and museums. Peru's past is displayed and preserved most notably in the internationally acclaimed Museo Nacional de Antropologia y Arqueologia. Its local citizens meet at the penas (bars with folk and Creole music) passing the hours while enjoying conversation is this very laid-back metropolis.

Metro Cities

Callao, Lima

No. of Buildings

No. Current status
1,145 All Buildings
under construction

Tallest Buildings

# Building Height Year
1 Banco de la Nación - Centro de Convenciones 460 ft 2015
2 Banco Continental 449 ft 1978
3 The Westin Lima Hotel & Convention Center 394 ft 2011
4 Torre Begonias 394 ft 2013
5 Centro Civico 358 ft 1974