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Lima

Lima

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
220 All Buildings
175
existing
29
under construction
12
planned
4
unbuilt

Building types

No. Type
201 high-rise building
11 low-rise building
7 skyscraper
1 temple