Sechura Province

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Sechura
Province
Laguna La Niña, Sechura Province
Laguna La Niña, Sechura Province
Coat of arms of Sechura
Coat of arms
Location of Sechura in the Piura Region
Location of Sechura in the Piura Region
Country Peru
Region Piura
Founded December 23, 1993
Capital Sechura
Government
 • Mayor Santos Valentin Querevalu Periche (2007)
Area
 • Total 6,369.93 km2 (2,459.44 sq mi)
Population
 • Total 47,000
 • Density 7.4/km2 (19/sq mi)
UBIGEO 2008
Website www.munisechura.gob.pe

The Sechura Province is the largest of eight provinces of the Piura Region in Peru.

Location[edit]

The province is located on the shores of the Pacific Ocean in the extreme north of Peru, just below the upper most Tumbes Region which is on the border with Ecuador.

Boundaries[edit]

Political division[edit]

The province has an area of 6,369.93 square kilometers (2,459.44 sq mi) and is divided into six districts.

Population[edit]

The province has an approximate population of 47,000 inhabitants.

Capital[edit]

The Capital of this province is the city of Sechura.

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Coordinates: 5°33′36″S 80°49′12″W / 5.56000°S 80.82000°W / -5.56000; -80.82000