Ventanilla District

Ventanilla District

Infobox District Peru
district = Ventanilla

image_size =
image_caption =
cofarms = Ventanilla coa.png

region = Callao Region
province = Callao Province
founded = January 28, 1969
capital = Ventanilla
elevation = 71
hamlets = 1 populated center
ubigeo = 070106
pop = 243,526
density = 73.52
area = 3,312.4
mayor = Omar Alfredo Marcos Arteaga
web =

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

The current mayor of Ventanilla is Juan José López Alava. 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.


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 and the coordinates of its center are coord|11|51|20|S|77|04|25|W|.

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


* North: Santa Rosa and Ancón (both in the Lima Province)
* East: Puente Piedra (Lima Province)
* South: Downtown Callao, and San Martín de Porres (Lima Province)
* West: Pacific Ocean


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

External links

* [ Municipalidad Distrital de Ventanilla]
* [ Todo Callao]

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