Aguas Verdes District

Aguas Verdes District

Infobox District Peru
district =




image_size =
image_caption = The town of Aguas Verdes, capital of the district, as seen from the international bridge
cofarms = COA Aguas Verdes District in Zarumilla Province.png

region = Tumbes
province = Zarumilla
capital =
elevation = 7
hamlets =
ubigeo =
pop = 12,789 (2002 estimate)
density = 277.7
area = 46.06
founded = January 11, 1985
mayor =
web = www.muniaguasverdes.gob.pe

Aguas Verdes is a district in the Zarumilla Province of the Tumbes Region in northwestern Peru. Its capital is the town of Aguas Verdes, which is on the banks of the Zarumilla River.Located on the border with Ecuador, Aguas Verdes serves as the largest international point of entry in Peru's northern border. This district is located right across the river from the Ecuadorian town of Huaquillas.

Officially established as a district on January 11, 1985, its current mayor is José Llatance Fernández.

Geography

The district has a total land area of 46.06 km². Its capital is located 7 meters above sea level.

Boundaries

* North and West: Zarumilla District
* East: Huaquillas Canton (Ecuador)
* South: Papayal District

Demographics

According to a 2002 estimate by the INEI, the district has 12,789 inhabitants and a population density of 277.7 persons/km². In 1999, there were 2,505 households in the district.

Towns and other settlements

* Aguas Verdes
* Cuchareta Alta
* Cuchareta Baja
* El Canario
* El Salitral
* La Curva
* Loma Saavedra
* Nueva Esperanza
* Pocitos

External links

* [http://www.muniaguasverdes.gob.pe Municipal web site] es icon


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