Sechura, Piura Region, Peru

Geography : Location | Boundaries | Political division

🇵🇪 Sechura is a town in north-western Peru, 50 km (31 mi) south of Piura. It is the capital of Sechura Province in the Piura Region. The city lends its name to the Sechura Desert, which extends south along most of coastal Peru. Crescent dunes lie south of the city, between the sea and the highway.

The city has a main square with the Catédral de Sechura, built in the 18th century in the Spanish colonial style. Because of the desert surrounding the city, the church has sometimes been called the Catédral de Arena (Sand Cathedral).

The Sechura District is one of the six districts that make up the Sechura Province in the Piura Region of Peru.

Geography: Location 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.

Boundaries • North Paita Province • East Lambayeque Region • South Pacific Ocean. • West Pacific Ocean.

Political division The province has an area of 6,369.93 square km (2,459.44 sq mi) and is divided into six districts. • Sechura • Bellavista de la Unión • Bernal • Cristo nos Valga • Rinconada Llicuar • Vice.

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Sechura has a population of over 44,103 people. Sechura also forms the centre of the wider Sechura Province which has a population of over 79,177 people.

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Antipodal to Sechura is: 99.183,5.55

Locations Near: Sechura -80.8167,-5.55

🇵🇪 Piura -80.633,-5.2 d: 43.9  

🇵🇪 Talara -81.267,-4.567 d: 120.2  

🇵🇪 Máncora -81.05,-4.1 d: 163.3  

🇵🇪 Chiclayo -79.844,-6.764 d: 172.6  

🇪🇨 Loja -79.2,-3.983 d: 249.9  

🇪🇨 Machala -79.967,-3.267 d: 270.8  

🇵🇪 Cajamarca -78.517,-7.157 d: 310.6  

🇵🇪 Chachapoyas -77.873,-6.229 d: 334.3  

🇵🇪 Trujillo -79.034,-8.103 d: 345.4  

🇪🇨 Cuenca -78.983,-2.883 d: 359.5  

Antipodal to: Sechura 99.183,5.55

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🇲🇾 Bayan Lepas 100.267,5.283 d: 19891.5  

🇲🇾 George Town 100.329,5.416 d: 19887.4  

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🇲🇾 Penang 100.457,5.354 d: 19872.4  

🇲🇾 Seberang Perai 100.467,5.4 d: 19872  

🇲🇾 Sungai Petani 100.491,5.641 d: 19870  

🇲🇾 Alor Setar 100.367,6.117 d: 19869.8  

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