Sechura Province

The Sechura Province is the largest of eight provinces of the Piura Region in Peru.

Sechura
La Niña lake, Sechura Province
La Niña lake, Sechura Province
Coat of arms of Sechura
Coat of arms
Location of Sechura in the Piura Region
Location of Sechura in the Piura Region
CountryPeru
RegionPiura
FoundedDecember 23, 1993
CapitalSechura
Government
 • MayorJusto Eche Morales
(2019-2022)
Area
 • Total6,369.93 km2 (2,459.44 sq mi)
Population
 • Total79,177
 • Density12/km2 (32/sq mi)
UBIGEO2008
Websitewww.munisechura.gob.pe

LocationEdit

The province is located on the shores of the Pacific Ocean in the extreme north of Peru, just below the upper most Tumbes Region which is on the border with Ecuador.

BoundariesEdit

Political divisionEdit

The province has an area of 6,369.93 square kilometers (2,459.44 sq mi) and is divided into six districts.

PopulationEdit

The province has an approximate population of 47,000 inhabitants.

CapitalEdit

The Capital of this province is the city of Sechura.

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Coordinates: 5°33′36″S 80°49′12″W / 5.56000°S 80.82000°W / -5.56000; -80.82000