San Miguel District, Lima
A view of San Miguel towards west at sunset.
Location of San Miguel in the Lima province
|Founded||October 5, 1920|
|• Mayor||Saleh Carlos Salvador Heresi Chicoma|
|• Total||10.72 km2 (4.14 sq mi)|
|Population (2005 census)|
|• Density||12,000/km2 (30,000/sq mi)|
|Time zone||PET (UTC-5)|
San Miguel, is a district in western Lima, Peru. It is bordered by the districts of Bellavista and downtown Lima on the north; Pueblo Libre, Magdalena del Mar and downtown Lima on the east; the Pacific Ocean on the south; and the La Perla district on the west.
Its main avenues: La Marina, Universitaria and Elmer Faucett are important economic centres. Plaza San Miguel mall, some hypermarkets and department stores are located in the intersection of La Marina and Universitaria. The Pontifical Catholic University of Peru, the Plaza San Miguel and the Parque de las Leyendas, Lima's main zoo, are located in this district.
The weather in San Miguel is moderately different from the other districts: it's often windy, cloudy and has lower temperature.
- (Spanish) Municipalidad de San Miguel - San Miguel district council official site
Este parqu de las Leyendas Es Bueno Para Divertirse en Familia o Con Tus amigos
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