Pacasmayo District

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Pacasmayo
District
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Flag of Pacasmayo
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Coat of arms of Pacasmayo
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Coordinates: 7°24′1″S 79°34′12″W / 7.40028°S 79.57000°W / -7.40028; -79.57000Coordinates: 7°24′1″S 79°34′12″W / 7.40028°S 79.57000°W / -7.40028; -79.57000
Country  Peru
Region La Libertad
Province Pacasmayo
Founded November 23, 1864
Capital Pacasmayo
Government
 • Mayor Juan Antonio Lingan Rios
Area
 • Total 30.84 km2 (11.91 sq mi)
Elevation 8 m (26 ft)
Population (2005 census)
 • Total 26,125
 • Density 850/km2 (2,200/sq mi)
Time zone PET (UTC-5)
UBIGEO 130704

Pacasmayo District is one of five districts of the province Pacasmayo in Peru.[1] It lies just over 100 km north of Trujillo, in km number 681 from the Panamerican Highway, is located in the coast beside to the Pacific Ocean. The city is visited commonly for surfers. [2]

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