Los Olivos District

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Los Olivos
District
Plaza de armas de los olivos ,Lima ,Perú.jpg
Coat of arms of Los Olivos
Coat of arms
Location of Los Olivos in Lima
Location of Los Olivos in Lima
Country  Peru
Region Lima
Province Lima
Founded April 6, 1989
Capital Las Palmeras
Subdivisions 1 populated center
Government
 • Mayor Pedro Moisés Del Rosario Ramírez
Area
 • Total 18.25 km2 (7.05 sq mi)
Elevation 75 m (246 ft)
Population (2005 census)
 • Total 286,549
 • Density 16,000/km2 (41,000/sq mi)
Time zone PET (UTC-5)
UBIGEO 150117
Website munilosolivos.gob.pe

Los Olivos is a district of the Lima Province in Peru. It is considered the unofficial capital of the Cono Norte area in the city of Lima.

The district was officially established on April 6, 1989 when it separated from San Martín de Porres.

Currently, the mayor of Los Olivos is Pedro Moisés Del Rosario Ramírez and the district's postal code is 39.

Geography[edit]

The district has a total land area of 18.25 km². Its administrative center is located 75 meters above sea level.

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Demographics[edit]

According to a 2002 estimate by the INEI, the district has 301,226 inhabitants and a population density of 16,505.5 persons/km². In 1999, there were 53,660 households in the district. Most people living in this district belong to the new middle class.

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Coordinates: 11°58′13″S 77°04′26″W / 11.97028°S 77.07389°W / -11.97028; -77.07389