City of Chiclayo (Pimentel District)

Region: 
Latin America and the Caribbean
Member since: 
January 2017

Pimentel District is one of twenty districts of the province Chiclayo in Peru. It is loacted in the region of Lambayeque.

Chiclayo is the capital of the region of Lambayeque and is one of the biggest cities in Peru. In 2017, it's population was around 574,408.

Located in the northern part of the country on the Pan American Highway -- 770 km North of Lima and 509 km South of the equator -- it calls itself the "capital of friendliness" due to the friendliness of its inhabitants. The city is home to the Roman Catholic Diocese of Chiclayo with the Sainte-Marie cathedral.