Independencia District, Lima

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Independencia
District
Coat of arms of Independencia
Coat of arms
Location of Independencia in the Lima province
Location of Independencia in the Lima province
Country  Peru
Region Lima
Province Lima
Founded March 16, 1964
Capital Independencia
Subdivisions 1 populated center
Government
 • Mayor Evans Sifuentes
Area
 • Total 14.56 km2 (5.62 sq mi)
Elevation 130 m (430 ft)
Population (2005 census)
 • Total 197,308
 • Density 14,000/km2 (35,000/sq mi)
Time zone PET (UTC-5)
UBIGEO 150112
Website muniindependencia.gob.pe

Independencia is a district of the Lima Province in Peru. It is part of the city of Lima. Officially established as a district on March 16, 1964, the current mayor (alcalde) of Independencia is Lovell Yomond Vargas. The district's postal code is 28.

Geography[edit]

The district has a total land area of 14.56 km². Its administrative center is located 130 meters above sea level.

Boundaries[edit]

Demographics[edit]

According to a 2002 estimate by the INEI, Independencia has 206,843 inhabitants and a population density of 14,206.3 persons/km². In 1999, there were 36,999 households in the district. It is the 24th most populated district in Lima.

Authorities[edit]

Mayors[edit]

  • 1967-1969: Victoriano García Delgadillo.
  • 1970: Arturo Novoa Torres.
  • 1971: Claudio Pinedo Acuña.
  • 1971: Amadeo Gonzáles Rumiche
  • 1971-1975: Claudio Pinedo Acuña.
  • 1975: Emiliano Moriano Luján.
  • 1976-1979: Luis Alvarado Díaz.
  • 1979: Fidencio Cueva Roca.
  • 1980: Francisco Ruiz Mencía.
  • 1980: César Rodríguez Galindo.
  • 1981-1983: Leoncio Vigo Loja.
  • 1984-1989: Esther Moreno Huerta.
  • 1990-1992: Jesús Manuel Cáceres Fanaola.
  • 1993-1995: Jenny Jesús Olivera Olivera.
  • 1996-1997: Roberto Vidal Vidal.
  • 1997-1998: Néstor Pajuelo Chavarría.
  • 1998-2002: Guillermo Chacaltana Yerén.
  • 2003-2006: Víctor Yuri Vilela Seminario
  • 2007-2010: Lovell Yomond Vargas.
  • 2011-2014: Evans Rodolfo Sifuentes Ocaña.

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 11°59′30″S 77°03′00″W / 11.99167°S 77.05000°W / -11.99167; -77.05000