Moche, Trujillo

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Moche
Main plaza of Moche
Main plaza of Moche
Moche is located in Peru
Moche
Moche
Coordinates: 08°10.0′14.22″S 79°0′33.95″W / 8.1706167°S 79.0094306°W / -8.1706167; -79.0094306Coordinates: 08°10.0′14.22″S 79°0′33.95″W / 8.1706167°S 79.0094306°W / -8.1706167; -79.0094306
Country Peru
RegionLa Libertad Region
ProvinceTrujillo
Government
 • MayorRoger Emilio Quispe Rosales
Elevation
4 m (13 ft)
Population
 • Estimate 
(2015)[1]
30,671
Demonym(s)Mocheño(a)
Mochica
Muchik
Time zoneUTC-5 (PET)
Websitewww.munimoche.gob.pe/historia.php

Moche is a Peruvian city, the capital of Moche District in Trujillo Province of La Libertad Region in northern Peru. It is located in the Moche Valley and was the center of development of the ancient Moche or Mochica culture. Now it is a major tourist destination of the Moche Route tourist circuit and It is part of the integrated area of Trujillo city.

Festivals[edit]

  • San Jose Festival, in Las Delicias beach.
  • Anniversary of Spanish foundation, celebrated in October of every year.[2]

Tourism[edit]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Perú: Población estimada al 30 de junio y tasa de crecimiento de las ciudades capitales, por departamento, 2011 y 2015. Perú: Estimaciones y proyecciones de población total por sexo de las principales ciudades, 2012-2015 (Report). Instituto Nacional de Estadística e Informática. March 2012. Retrieved 2015-06-03.
  2. ^ "(Spanish)Celebran aniversario de Moche con sopa teóloga". Retrieved October 22, 2012.

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