Huanchaco District

Huanchaco District is one of eleven districts of the province Trujillo,[1] located in La Libertad Region, Peru. The district in the year 2017 had 68,409 inhabitants.[2]

Huanchaco District
Country Peru
RegionLa Libertad
 • MayorJose Ruiz Vega (2019-2022)
 • Total333.9 km2 (128.9 sq mi)
23 m (75 ft)
 • Total68,409
 • Density200/km2 (530/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC-5 (PET)

Huanchaco is one of the tourist districts of Trujillo, has several tourist attractions, starting with the citadel of Chan Chan, the hill called "Cerro Campana" beaches like Huanchaco beach, Playa Azul, La Ribera, La Poza, El Silencio, El elio, etc. In Huanchaco there are multiple restaurants, hotels, lodges and private residences with ocean views. Huanchaco annually receives tourists from all over the world especially in summer, the horses of reeds or "caballitos de totora", among other attractions is most appreciated by holidaymakers.

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  1. ^ (in Spanish) Instituto Nacional de Estadística e Informática. Banco de Información Distrital Archived 2008-04-23 at the Wayback Machine. Retrieved April 11, 2008.
  2. ^ National Institute of Statistics and Information (INEI)- Peru "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2012-10-11. Retrieved 2012-11-04.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)