Tumbes Province

Tumbes is a province in Peru, located in the region of the same name. It borders the Pacific Ocean on the north, the Zarumilla Province on the east, the Piura Region and Ecuador on the south and the Contralmirante Villar Province on the west. Its capital is Tumbes, which is also the regional capital.[1]

Tumbes
Flag of Tumbes
Flag
Coat of arms of Tumbes
Coat of arms
Location of Tumbes in the Tumbes Region
Location of Tumbes in the Tumbes Region
CountryPeru
RegionTumbes
CapitalTumbes
Government
 • MayorCarlos Jimy Silva Mena
Area
 • Total1,800.85 km2 (695.31 sq mi)
Elevation
7 m (23 ft)
Population
 • Total154,962
 • Density86/km2 (220/sq mi)
UBIGEO2401
Websitewww.munitumbes.gob.pe

BoundariesEdit

Political divisionEdit

The province is divided into six districts (Spanish: distritos, singular: distrito):

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ (in Spanish) Municipalidad Provincial Tumbes, Municipalidad Provincial de Tumbes, Retrieved November 7, 2007

External linksEdit

Coordinates: 3°34′00″S 80°27′00″W / 3.5667°S 80.4500°W / -3.5667; -80.4500