Bellavista District

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Bellavista
District
Coat of arms of Bellavista
Coat of arms
Location of Bellavista in the Constitutional Province of Callao
Location of Bellavista in the Constitutional Province of Callao
Country  Peru
Region Callao
Province Constitutional Province of Callao
Capital Bellavista
Subdivisions 1 populated center
Government
 • Mayor Ivan Rivadeneyra
Area
 • Total 4.56 km2 (1.76 sq mi)
Elevation 34 m (112 ft)
Population (2005 census)
 • Total 72,761
 • Density 16,000/km2 (41,000/sq mi)
Time zone PET (UTC-5)
UBIGEO 070102
Website www.munibellavista.gob.pe

Bellavista is a district of the Constitutional Province of Callao in Peru, and one of the seven districts that comprise the port city of Callao.

The current mayor of the district is Ivan Rivadeneyra.

Geography[edit]

The district has a total land area of 4.56 km². Its administrative center is located 34 meters above sea level.

Boundaries[edit]

Bellavista is the only district in the Callao to have an almost perfect geometrical shape, as it is a rectangle where the southern border with both the Lima Province and La Perla is marked by Avenida Venezuela.

On the north, Avenida Oscar Benavides (formerly known as Avenida Colonial) marks the district's border with the Callao District, which it also borders on the west in Jr. Andrés Santiago Vigil. On the east, the district ends at the Santiago Tábara Naval Hospital or the western perimeter of the National University of San Marcos, where the Lima Province (or more specifically, the Lima District) begins

Demographics[edit]

According to the 2005 census by the INEI, the district had 72,761 inhabitants, and a population density of 15,956.4 persons/km².

The official see of the Callao Regional Government is located in Bellavista.

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 12°03′45″S 77°07′43″W / 12.0624°S 77.1286°W / -12.0624; -77.1286