Santa María del Mar District (Peru)
Santa María del Mar District (Spanish: Distrito de Santa María del Mar) is a district in southern Lima Province in Peru. It is bordered by the Pacific Ocean on the west, the district of San Bartolo on the north, the Chilca District of the Cañete Province on the east, and the Pucusana District on the south.
Santa María del Mar District
Distrito de Santa María del Mar
Santa María beach
Location of Santa María del Mar District in Lima Province
|Founded||January 16, 1962|
|• Mayor||Jiries Jamis Sumar|
|• Total||9.81 km2 (3.79 sq mi)|
|• Density||100/km2 (260/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC-5 (PET)|
It is well known for its beaches and attracts many beachgoers every summer. Many of them also rent apartments during this season, making its population increase considerably. The district has some restaurants and a club with a large seawater swimming pool. The most popular beaches in the district are Santa María and Embajadores.
Santa María del Mar began as part of the San Bartolo District, but after an urbanization process that started in 1943, it became a district in 1962.
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