Callao, Peru

🇵🇪 Callao is a seaside city and region on the Pacific Ocean in the Lima metropolitan area. Callao is Peru's chief seaport and home to its main airport, Jorge Chávez International Airport. Callao municipality consists of the whole Callao Region, which is also coterminous with the Province of Callao. Founded in 1537 by the Spaniards, the city has a long naval history as one of the main ports in Latin America and the Pacific, as it was one of vital Spanish towns during the colonial era. Central Callao is about 15 km west of the Historic Centre of Lima.

Airport Jorge Chávez International Airport (IATA: LIM, ICAO: SPJC), known as Aeropuerto Internacional Jorge Chávez in Spanish, is Peru's main international and domestic airport. It is located in Callao district, 12 km (7.5 mi) north-west, from the Historic Centre of Lima. Callao is the port city now fully integrated with Lima, the nation's capital. In 2008, the airport handled 8,288,506 passengers and 98,733 aircraft movements. The airport serves as a hub for many aviation companies such as Avianca Perú, Viva Air Perú, and LATAM Perú.

Railway The port is served by the standard gauge Ferrocarril Central Andino.

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Callao has a population of over 1,010,315 people. Callao also forms part of the wider Lima metropolitan area which has a population of over 10,800,000 people.

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