Magdalena del Mar, commonly known simply as Magdalena, is a seaside district of the Lima Province in Peru and one of the districts that comprise the city of Lima. Its current mayor is Carlomagno Chacón Gómez. Magdalena was officially established as a district on May 10, 1920.
Magdalena del Mar
|Founded||May 10, 1920|
|Capital||Magdalena del Mar|
|Subdivisions||1 populated center|
|• Mayor||Carlomagno Chacón Gómez (AP)|
|• Total||3.61 km2 (1.39 sq mi)|
|Elevation||58 m (190 ft)|
|• Density||19,000/km2 (49,000/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC-5 (PET)|
For more than fifty years, the eastern border of the district has been disputed with neighboring San Isidro. A judge ordered the councils of both districts to deposit the money of the affected areas' taxpayers in the National Bank of Peru until this long-standing conflict is resolved.
There are many bus routes operated by private companies that go through the district, however, the main publicly owned bus lines are the 201, 202, 204 and 209 line from the Corredor Rojo.
According to a 2002 estimate by the INEI, the district has 52,976 inhabitants and a population density of 14,674.8 persons/km².
- (in Spanish) Municipalidad Distrital de Magdalena del Mar - Magdalena del Mar District council official website