La Yarada-Los Palos District

The district of La Yarada Los Palos is one of the 11 districts that constitute the province of Tacna in the Tacna Region, in the south of the Peru.

La Yarada-Los Palos District
Location of the La Yarada-Los Palos District in the Tacna province
Location of the La Yarada-Los Palos District in the Tacna province
Country Peru
RegionTacna
ProvinceTacna
Founded2015
CapitalLos Palos
Area
 • Total2,320 km2 (900 sq mi)
Elevation
62 m (203 ft)
Population
 • Total16,432
 • Density7.1/km2 (18/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC-5 (PET)

On November 7, 2015, the President of Peru promulgated Law No. 30358, law creating the district of Yarada los Palos in the province of Tacna, department of Tacna. The territorial limits of the district of La Yarada Los Palos, in the province of Tacna of the department of Tacna, are as follows according to the law: "by the northwest limits with the district of Tacna, the limit begins in the coast, in a UTM coordinate point 333 220 m E and 7 985 129 m N; in the northeast it borders the district of Tacna, in the east it borders the district of Tacna, in the south it borders the Republic of Chile, along the frontier line, until its intersection with the Pacific Ocean in the point Concordia, point of beginning of the land border, in accordance with the provisions of the Treaty of Lima and its Supplementary Protocol, between Peru and Chile, dated June 3, 1929, and the work of the Mixed Boundary Commission of 1929 and 1930; and from the west, starting from the Concordia point, starting point of the land border with the Republic of Chile, bordering the Pacific Ocean, following the low tide line to a coordinate point UTM 333 220 m E and 7 985 129 m N, starting point of the present description. All this, also, with respect to the maritime boundary with Chile, defined by the ruling of the International Court of Justice of January 27, 2014 and the coordinates determined by virtue of the work carried out by technicians from both countries, which are included in the Minutes. signed in Lima, on March 25, 2014."[1]

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  1. ^ "Ley 30358" (PDF) (in Spanish).

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Coordinates: 18°13′45″S 70°28′37″W / 18.2292°S 70.4769°W / -18.2292; -70.4769