Ate District

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District sign Peru Lima Ate.jpg
Flag of Ate
Coat of arms of Ate
Coat of arms
Location of Ate in Lima
Location of Ate in Lima
Coordinates: 12°00′37″S 76°52′12″W / 12.01028°S 76.87000°W / -12.01028; -76.87000Coordinates: 12°00′37″S 76°52′12″W / 12.01028°S 76.87000°W / -12.01028; -76.87000
Country  Peru
Region Lima
Province Lima
Capital Vitarte
 • Mayor Oscar Benavides
 • Total 77.72 km2 (30.01 sq mi)
Elevation 355 m (1,165 ft)
Population (2005 census)
 • Total 478,278
 • Density 6,200/km2 (16,000/sq mi)
Time zone UTC-5 (PET)
UBIGEO 150103

Ate, also known as Ate-Vitarte, is a district of the Lima Province in Peru. Located in the eastern part of the province, it is one of the districts that comprise the city of Lima.


The district has a total land area of 77.72 km². Its administrative center is located 355 meters above sea level.



According to the 2007 census by the INEI, the district has 478,278 inhabitants and a population density of 6,154 persons/km². In 2005, there were 105,190 households in the district. It is the 13th most populated district in Lima.

Points of interest[edit]

  • Stadium "Estadio Monumental de Universitario de Deportes", home of one of the most popular football teams in Perú.
  • Puruchuco Archeological Site
  • Huaycan Archeological Site
  • Cahuide Park

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