Tumbes Province

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Tumbes
Province
Coat of arms of Tumbes
Coat of arms
Location of Tumbes in the Tumbes Region
Location of Tumbes in the Tumbes Region
Country Peru
Region Tumbes
Capital Tumbes
Government
 • Mayor Pio Cesar Cuenca Sulca
Area
 • Total 1,800.85 km2 (695.31 sq mi)
Elevation 7 m (23 ft)
Population
 • Total 139,073
 • Density 77/km2 (200/sq mi)
UBIGEO 2401
Website www.munitumbes.gob.pe

Tumbes is a province in Peru, located in the region of the same name. It borders the Pacific Ocean on the north, the Zarumilla Province on the east, the Piura Region and Ecuador on the south and the Contralmirante Villar Province on the west. Its capital is Tumbes, which is also the regional capital.[1]

Boundaries[edit]

Political division[edit]

The province is divided into six districts (Spanish: distritos, singular: distrito):

References[edit]

  1. ^ (Spanish) Municipalidad Provincial Tumbes, Municipalidad Provincial de Tumbes, Retrieved November 7, 2007

External links[edit]

Tumbes Province travel guide from Wikivoyage


Coordinates: 3°34′00″S 80°27′00″W / 3.5667°S 80.4500°W / -3.5667; -80.4500