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MIRAFLORES A Quick View
WE ARE     One of the 43     districts of Lima, the     capital of Perú.     Located 8.5 km from     Lima’s main square.  ...
OUR LIMITS               N: San IsidroW: Pacific                      E: Surquillo Ocean                          and Suco ...
SOME FACTSArea: 9,62 km2 85,000 hab     (at 2007)  14 zones  779 blocks33,7832007)     (at         houses9604 comercial   ...
OUR GREEN AREAS            1’109,610 m2              73 parks             10 squares           2 sport centers           3...
WEATHER12 - 30° C                       All year
DEMOGRAPHY                   Women                   Men37,823         47,242                  At 2007
DEMOGRAPHY99,71%          43%                 40           Economically activeLiteracy      population         Average age
EDUCATION   128private schools                             12                          pubic schools
ARTS AND CULTUREMiraflores is Lima’s center      of the Arts.   We’re always promoting expositions, interventions as “Music...
ARTS AND CULTURE Miraflores hosts most ofthe bookstores, theaters,galleries and coffee shops          in Lima.             ...
LITERATURE      “Peru is for me (…) the corner of       Diego Ferré and Colón, in Lima’s         Miraflores —we called it t...
SPORTS    We have many places to practice    sports, for youngs and elders too.   Parasailing, skate boarding and surf   a...
HISTORY     The Huaca Pucllana, a great adobe          and clay pyramid located in     Miraflores, served as an important  ...
HISTORYThe Battle of Miraflores occured on January 15, 1881 in our  district. It was an important battle during the War of ...
BUILDING THE IDEAL CITY
BUILDING THE IDEAL CITY
http://www.miraflores.gob.pe
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A quick presentation of Miraflores, the most vibrant city in Lima, Perú.

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  1. 1. MIRAFLORES A Quick View
  2. 2. WE ARE One of the 43 districts of Lima, the capital of Perú. Located 8.5 km from Lima’s main square. 79 m above the level of the sea.
  3. 3. OUR LIMITS N: San IsidroW: Pacific E: Surquillo Ocean and Suco S: Barranco
  4. 4. SOME FACTSArea: 9,62 km2 85,000 hab (at 2007) 14 zones 779 blocks33,7832007) (at houses9604 comercial stores
  5. 5. OUR GREEN AREAS 1’109,610 m2 73 parks 10 squares 2 sport centers 301,700.00 m2 of cliffs
  6. 6. WEATHER12 - 30° C All year
  7. 7. DEMOGRAPHY Women Men37,823 47,242 At 2007
  8. 8. DEMOGRAPHY99,71% 43% 40 Economically activeLiteracy population Average age
  9. 9. EDUCATION 128private schools 12 pubic schools
  10. 10. ARTS AND CULTUREMiraflores is Lima’s center of the Arts. We’re always promoting expositions, interventions as “Music in your park”, poetry,and hosting places for people to express through the arts.
  11. 11. ARTS AND CULTURE Miraflores hosts most ofthe bookstores, theaters,galleries and coffee shops in Lima. Even a Book Fair takes place once a year in our main park!
  12. 12. LITERATURE “Peru is for me (…) the corner of Diego Ferré and Colón, in Lima’s Miraflores —we called it the Happy Neighborhood— where I exchanged short pants for long trousers, smoked my first cigarette, learned to dance, fall in love, and open my heart to girls”. Mario Vargas Llosa Nobel Prize in Literature 2010, Acceptance Speech
  13. 13. SPORTS We have many places to practice sports, for youngs and elders too. Parasailing, skate boarding and surf are some of the activities practiced here.
  14. 14. HISTORY The Huaca Pucllana, a great adobe and clay pyramid located in Miraflores, served as an important ceremonial and administrative center for the advancement of the Lima Culture, a society which developed in the Peruvian Central Coast between the years of 200 AD and 700 AD.
  15. 15. HISTORYThe Battle of Miraflores occured on January 15, 1881 in our district. It was an important battle during the War of thePacific that was fought between Chile and the forces of Peru.Although, the chilean forces finally invaded Lima, mirafloreans battled with courage defending the city.
  16. 16. BUILDING THE IDEAL CITY
  17. 17. BUILDING THE IDEAL CITY
  18. 18. http://www.miraflores.gob.pe
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