San Miguel District, Lima

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San Miguel
A view of San Miguel towards west at sunset.
A view of San Miguel towards west at sunset.
Coat of arms of San Miguel
Coat of arms
Location of San Miguel in the Lima province
Location of San Miguel in the Lima province
Coordinates: 12°4′38″S 77°5′34″W / 12.07722°S 77.09278°W / -12.07722; -77.09278Coordinates: 12°4′38″S 77°5′34″W / 12.07722°S 77.09278°W / -12.07722; -77.09278
Country  Peru
Region Lima
Province Lima
Founded October 5, 1920
 • Mayor Saleh Carlos Salvador Heresi Chicoma
 • Total 10.72 km2 (4.14 sq mi)
Population (2005 census)
 • Total 124,904
 • Density 12,000/km2 (30,000/sq mi)
Time zone PET (UTC-5)
UBIGEO 150136

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.

Parque de Las Leyendas, the city's zoo.

The weather in San Miguel is moderately different from the other districts: it's often windy, cloudy and has lower temperature.

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Este parqu de las Leyendas Es Bueno Para Divertirse en Familia o Con Tus amigos