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Carmen de la Legua Reynoso
is a district
The districts of Peru are the third-level country subdivisions of Peru. They are subdivisions of the provinces, which in turn are subdivisions of the larger regions or departments...
of the Constitutional Province of Callao in Peru
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, and one of the six districts that comprise the port city of Callao
Callao is the largest and most important port in Peru. The city is coterminous with the Constitutional Province of Callao, the only province of the Callao Region. Callao is located west of Lima, the country's capital, and is part of the Lima Metropolitan Area, a large metropolis that holds almost...
In 1952 Carmen de la Legua Reynoso was founded by Lopez Pasos, Alejandro Ladron De Guevara, and Barios Medina. Antero Lizano, a pioneer of the city was elected the Organizational Secretary who established the zoning for Carmen de la Legua and distributed land to residents.
It was officially established as a district on December 4, 1964.
The current mayor
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of Carmen de la Legua Reynoso is Juan de Dios Gavilano Ramírez.
The district has a total land area
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of 2.12 km². Its administrative center is located 54 meters above sea level
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- North: Downtown Callao
Callao is one of the six districts of the Constitutional Province of Callao in the Callao Region, Peru. It is also the downtown district of the city of Callao.The Chillón River marks the district's northern border with Ventanilla...
, San Martín de Porres
San Martín de Porres is a district in Lima, Peru, located in the area known as Cono Norte. It is bordered by the district of Callao on the west; Los Olivos on the northeast; and the Rímac and Independencia districts on the east...
(in the Lima Province
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- East: Lima District
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- South and West: Downtown Callao
According to the 2005 census
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by the INEI
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, the district has 40,439 inhabitants, a population density of 19,075 persons/km² and 8,745 households in the district.
External links Municipalidad de Carmen de la Legua Reynoso