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Chimbote Destination Guide

Delve into Chimbote in Peru!

Chimbote in the region of Ancash with it's 316,966 residents is a city in Peru - some 230 mi (or 370 km) North-West of Lima, the country's capital.

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Current time in Chimbote is now 09:19 PM (Friday). The local timezone is named "America / Lima" with an UTC offset of -5 hours. Depending on your travel modalities, these larger destinations might be interesting for you: Puerto Vesique, Trujillo, Tambo Real, Santa Clara, Huaraz or Alto Peru. While being here, make sure to check out as well. We encountered some videos in the web. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.

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The Canon del Pato

09:24 min ( December 30, 2010 by miserygoat)
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The Canon del Pato en route to Huaraz via the Calle de Huaylas in Peru. Music by Love and Rockets

Smart Navigation: Not the Costa Concordi...

01:55 min ( February 04, 2012 by sevenseasvideo)
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Kapitän navigiert durch Felsen - eine seemännische Meisterleistung

Se Que Todo Ha Acabado Ya - Pedro Suarez...

03:14 min ( June 20, 2010 by Bernier Gamarra)
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Chimbote año 2002, plaza de armas en plena fiesta de san Pedrito

Chimbote city 2011

03:32 min ( December 28, 2011 by Enrique Guillermo Lazo Bello)
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Sesion fotográfica de lugares de chimbote

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Interesting facts about this location

Santa Province

The Santa Province is one of twenty provinces of the Ancash Region in Peru. The city and port of Santa are located in the large, fertile valleys of the Santa and Lacramarca rivers. These valleys have extensive sown plains with cotton, rice, sugar and nutritional products. The city of Santa is the first colonial city of the Ancash coast. This rich valley is formed by the outlet of the Santa River. The Santa River is born in the Conococha lagoon in the Cordillera Blanca (White mountain range).

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at -9.09, -78.58 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi away.
Tags:Provinces of the Ancash Region


Chimbote is the largest city in the Ancash Region of Peru, and the capital of both Santa Province and Chimbote District. The city is located on the coast in Chimbote Bay, 130 km south of Trujillo and 420 kilometers north of Lima on the North Pan-American highway. It is the start of a chain of important cities on the Peruvian north coast like Trujillo, Chiclayo and Piura. The advantages of this geographic location made Chimbote into a transshipment junction for the Santa River valley.

More reading: Chimbote homepage
Located at -9.09, -78.58 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi away.
Tags:Cities in Peru, Populated places in the Ancash Region, Port cities in Peru

Estadio Manuel Gómez Arellano

Estadio Manuel Gómez Arellano was a multi-use stadium in Chimbote. It is no longer used by football team José Gálvez FBC. The stadium held 15,000 people. It was replaced by Estadio Olímpico Municipal in 2007.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at -9.09, -78.58 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 2 mi away.
Tags:Football venues in Peru

Isla Blanca, Santa

Isla Blanca (Blanca Island) is a volcanic island located at the mouth of Chimbote Bay, near Chimbote, Peru. Administratively it is in Chimbote District, Santa Province, Ancash Region. The island is approximately 3200 m long and 920 m wide. It rises to an altitude of 204 m. Its relief is very rough and rocky. The contours are very steep, especially on the west side of the island. The island is white in appearance due to the deposition of guano by seabirds.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at -9.09, -78.58 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 3 mi away.
Tags:Islands of the Pacific Ocean, Uninhabited islands of Peru

Tnte. FAP Jaime Montreuil Morales Airport

Teniente FAP Jaime Montreuil Morales Airport is an airport serving Chimbote, Peru. It is an important airport in the Ancash Region. It is operated by the civil government and handles many government planes. The airport is rather small compared to the huge nearby naval port.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at -9.09, -78.58 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 6 mi away.
Tags:Airports in Peru