Punta Negra

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For the dam in Argentina, see Punta Negra Dam.
Punta Negra
District
La Bikini beach, view from El Chanque.
La Bikini beach, view from El Chanque.
Coat of arms of Punta Negra
Coat of arms
Location of Punta Negra in the Lima province
Location of Punta Negra in the Lima province
Country  Peru
Region Lima
Province Lima
Founded April 7, 1954
Government
 • Mayor Carlos Santiago Lazo Riojas
Area
 • Total 130.5 km2 (50.4 sq mi)
Population (estimate)
 • Total 4,000
 • Density 31/km2 (79/sq mi)
Time zone PET (UTC-5)
UBIGEO 150127
Website munipuntanegra.gob.pe

The Peruvian district of Punta Negra is one of the 43 districts of the Province of Lima. It borders the district of Punta Hermosa to the north, the Province of Huarochirí to the east, the district of San Bartolo to the south, and the Pacific Ocean to the west.

The district was created on April 7, 1954 according to the Law Nº 12096. It has an extension of 130.5 km² and an estimated population of 4,000 inhabitants. Among the main Peruvian social Clubs that have their headquarters in this district, the most outstanding are the Country Club El Bosque (which has here its beach site) and the Club Social y Deportes Punta Negra.

Coordinates: 12°22′05″S 76°47′50″W / 12.36806°S 76.79722°W / -12.36806; -76.79722