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Ventanilla District

Ventanilla is a district of the Constitutional Province of Callao in Peru, and one of the seven districts that comprise the port city of Callao. Covering more than half of the province's territory, it is Callao's largest district.

Ventanilla
District
Flag of Ventanilla
Flag
Coat of arms of Ventanilla
Coat of arms
Location of Ventanilla in the Constitutional Province of Callao
Location of Ventanilla in the Constitutional Province of Callao
Coordinates: 11°51′20″S 77°04′25″W / 11.85556°S 77.07361°W / -11.85556; -77.07361Coordinates: 11°51′20″S 77°04′25″W / 11.85556°S 77.07361°W / -11.85556; -77.07361
Country Peru
RegionCallao
ProvinceConstitutional Province of Callao
FoundedJanuary 28, 1969
CapitalVentanilla
Government
 • MayorOmar Alfredo Marcos Arteaga
Area
 • Total73.52 km2 (28.39 sq mi)
Elevation71 m (233 ft)
Population (2005 census)
 • Total243,526
 • Density3,300/km2 (8,600/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC-5 (PET)
UBIGEO070106
Websitewww.muniventanilla.gob.pe

The current mayor of Ventanilla is Omar Alfredo Marcos Arteaga. It was officially established as a district on January 28, 1969. The first stone for the building of Ventanilla was placed on September 24, 1960 in what is now the Central Church of Ventanilla San Pedro Nolasco.

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GeographyEdit

The district has a total land area of 73.52 km². Its administrative center is located 71 meters above sea level. Ventanilla is located in the northern part of the province.

Ventanilla is made up of eight urban zones and more than 160 neighborhoods (barrios).

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DemographicsEdit

According to the 2005 census by the INEI, the district has 243,526 inhabitants and a population density of 3312.4 persons/km².

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