Santa Anita District
Location of Santa Anita in the Lima province
|Founded||October 25, 1989|
|Subdivisions||1 populated center|
|• Mayor||Osiris Feliciano Muñoz|
|• Total||10.69 km2 (4.13 sq mi)|
|Elevation||195 m (640 ft)|
|Population (2005 census)|
|• Density||15,000/km2 (39,000/sq mi)|
|Time zone||PET (UTC-5)|
Santa Anita is a district of the Lima Province in Peru. It is part of city of Lima. Officially established as a district on October 25, 1989 from parts of Ate and El Agustino separated by the Rio Surco, a ditch which went all the way to Santiago de Surco. The current mayor (alcalde) of Santa Anita is Osiris Feliciano Muñoz. The district's postal code is 43. The core sections of Santa Anita are: Santa Anita proper, originally a section of Ate; and Los Ficus and Universal, originally sections of El Agustino. Industrial areas to the east of Santa Anita and Universal mark the boundary with Ate.
According to a 2002 estimate by the INEI, the district has 154,359 inhabitants and a population density of 14,439.6 inhabitants/km². In 1999, there were 27,908 households in the district.
- (Spanish) Municipal website
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