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Lambayeque Peru

Lambayeque Peru

The Lord of Sipan Lambayeque Perú

Located in the coastal plain, the Department of Lambayeque combines desert areas, rich valleys and dry forests. Chiclayo, capital of the Department, is commercial ground between the coast, mountains and jungle north.

These lands were the cradle of culture Mochica, which ran from the 1st and 7th centuries BC, so currently Lambayeque is one of the most interesting historical places of the country. The famous Royal Tombs of Sipan, burials of important Mochica Lords were discovered in 1987. In addition to the archaeological site of Sipán, you can visit the modern Museum Royal Tombs of Sipán, which has the most extraordinary pieces of gold, were found in the excavations. Also, you can visit the Bruning Museum, located in the province of Lambayeque, and the Sicán Museum, located in the province of Ferreñafe.

Tucume is another archaeological site of unique beauty; its more than twenty pyramids of adobe about 40 meters high belonged to the Lambayeque culture and are surrounded by centuries-old vegetation and rich fauna. Another place of obligatory visit in Lambayeque is the Chaparri Ecological Reserve, located in the District of Chongoyape and aimed at the conservation of the dry forests and biodiversity which host.

Lambayeque boasts one of the best cuisines in the country; the exquisite rice with duck competes with the Ceviche in a contest where the guests are always the winners. The beautiful port and resort of Pimentel and the traditional village of viciously, with its houses and colonial temples in ruins, complement the attractions of this fascinating Department.

Lambayeque Peru

Tumbas Reales Museum in Lambayeque Perú

Lambayeque Location

The Department of Lambayeque is located in the North of the Peruvian coast, approximately between the coordinates of geographical 5 28'36 "and 7 14'37 ' of latitude South and 79 41'30" and 80 37'23 "of longitude West of the Greenwich Meridian, specifically in the Northwest and East of the Lambayeque region; on the left side of the Lambayeque River at an altitude of 18 degrees..

Lambayeque Surface

The Department of Lambayeque is 14 231, 30 Km2..

Lambayeque Altitude

The Department of Lambayeque presents different altitudinal floors, coast, maritime yunga, Quechua and Sunni.
The city of Chiclayo is located at 29 meters above sea level, while Pimentel is the lowest elevation with 4 m and Incahuasi 3078 m is the maximum altitude..

Lambayeque Population

According to the 2005 census has projected 1 '151, 411 inhabitants.


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