Los Olivos District

Los Olivos is a district of the Lima Province in Peru. It is considered the unofficial capital of the Cono Norte area in the city of Lima.

Los Olivos
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Flag of Los Olivos
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Coat of arms of Los Olivos
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Location of Los Olivos in Lima
Location of Los Olivos in Lima
Country Peru
RegionLima
ProvinceLima
FoundedApril 6, 1989
CapitalLas Palmeras
Subdivisions1 populated center
Government
 • MayorFelipe Castillo Alfaro
(2019-2022)
Area
 • Total18.25 km2 (7.05 sq mi)
Elevation
75 m (246 ft)
Population
 (2017)
 • Total325,884
 • Density18,000/km2 (46,000/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC-5 (PET)
UBIGEO150117
Websitemunilosolivos.gob.pe

The district was officially established on April 6, 1989 when it separated from San Martín de Porres.

Currently, the mayor of Los Olivos is Pedro Moisés Del Rosario Ramírez and the district's postal code is 39.

GeographyEdit

The district has a total land area of 18.25 km². Its administrative center is located 75 meters above sea level.

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DemographicsEdit

According to a 2002 estimate by the INEI, the district has 301,226 inhabitants and a population density of 16,505.5 persons/km². In 1999, there were 53,660 households in the district. Most people living in this district belong to the new middle class.

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Coordinates: 11°58′13″S 77°04′26″W / 11.97028°S 77.07389°W / -11.97028; -77.07389