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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
432 All Buildings
413
existing
7
under construction
8
planned
4
unbuilt

Tallest Buildings

# Building Height Year
1 Banco de la Nación - Centro de Convenciones 460 ft 2015
2 The Westin Lima Hotel & Convention Center 394 ft 2011
3 Torre Begonias 394 ft 2013
4 Centro Civico 358 ft 1977
5 Edificio Chocavento 352 ft 2001

Building types

No. Type
408 high-rise building
12 skyscraper
11 low-rise building
1 temple