Ventanilla District

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Ventanilla
District
Coat of arms of Ventanilla
Coat of arms
Location of Ventanilla in the Callao province
Location of Ventanilla in the Callao province
Coordinates: 11°51′20″S 77°04′25″W / 11.85556°S 77.07361°W / -11.85556; -77.07361Coordinates: 11°51′20″S 77°04′25″W / 11.85556°S 77.07361°W / -11.85556; -77.07361
Country  Peru
Region Callao
Province Callao
Founded January 28, 1969
Capital Ventanilla
Subdivisions 1 populated center
Government
 • Mayor Omar Alfredo Marcos Arteaga
Area
 • Total 73.52 km2 (28.39 sq mi)
Elevation 71 m (233 ft)
Population (2005 census)
 • Total 243,526
 • Density 3,300/km2 (8,600/sq mi)
Time zone PET (UTC-5)
UBIGEO 070106
Website www.muniventanilla.gob.pe

Ventanilla is a district of the Constitutional Province of Callao in Peru, and one of the six districts that comprise the port city of Callao. Covering more than half of the province's territory, it is Callao's largest district.

The current mayor of Ventanilla is Omar Alfredo Marcos Arteaga. It was officially established as a district on January 28, 1969. The first stone for the building of Ventanilla was placed on September 24, 1960 in what is now the Central Church of Ventanilla San Pedro Nolasco.

Geography[edit]

The district has a total land area of 73.52 km². Its administrative center is located 71 meters above sea level. Ventanilla is located in the northern part of the province.

Ventanilla is made up of eight urban zones and more than 160 neighborhoods (barrios).

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Demographics[edit]

According to the 2005 census by the INEI, the district has 243,526 inhabitants and a population density of 3312.4 persons/km².

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