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Ate, also known as Ate-Vitarte, is a district of the Lima Province in Peru. Located in the eastern part of the province, it is one of the districts that comprise the city of Lima.

Ate
District sign Peru Lima Ate.jpg
Coat of arms of Ate
Coat of arms
Location of Ate in Lima
Location of Ate in Lima
Coordinates: 12°00′37″S 76°52′12″W / 12.01028°S 76.87000°W / -12.01028; -76.87000Coordinates: 12°00′37″S 76°52′12″W / 12.01028°S 76.87000°W / -12.01028; -76.87000
Country Peru
RegionLima
ProvinceLima
CapitalVitarte
Government
 • MayorEdde Cuellar Alegría
(2019-2022)
Area
 • Total77.72 km2 (30.01 sq mi)
Elevation
355 m (1,165 ft)
Population
 (2017)
 • Total599,196
 • Density7,700/km2 (20,000/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC-5 (PET)
UBIGEO150103
Websitemuniate.gob.pe

HistoryEdit

GeographyEdit

The district has a total land area of 77.72 km². Its administrative center is located 355 meters above sea level.

BoundariesEdit

DemographicsEdit

According to the 2007 census by the INEI, the district has 478,278 inhabitants and a population density of 6,154 persons/km². In 2005, there were 105,190 households in the district. It is the 13th most populated district in Lima.

Points of interestEdit

  • Stadium "Estadio Monumental de Universitario de Deportes", home of one of the most popular football teams in Perú.
  • Puruchuco Archeological Site
  • Huaycan Archeological Site
  • Cahuide Park

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