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Tumbes Destination Guide

Touring Tumbes in Peru

Tumbes in the region of Tumbes with its 109,223 citizens is located in Peru - some 630 mi or ( 1015 km ) North of Lima , the country's capital city .

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Time in Tumbes is now 05:46 PM (Sunday) . The local timezone is named " America/Lima " with a UTC offset of -5 hours. Depending on your budget, these more prominent places might be interesting for you: Riobamba, Quito, Machala, Guayaquil, and Guaranda. Being here already, consider visiting Riobamba . We collected some hobby film on the internet . Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation. Check out our recomendations for Tumbes ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


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Tumbes, Peru

Tumbes is a city in northwestern Peru, on the banks of the Tumbes River. It is the capital of the Tumbes Region, as well as of Tumbes Province and Tumbes District. Located near the border with Ecuador, Tumbes has 94,702 inhabitants. It is served by the Cap. FAP Pedro Canga Rodriguez Airport.

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Located at -3.57 -80.45 (Lat./Long.); Less than 1 km away
Tags: Populated places in the Tumbes Region

Cap. FAP Pedro Canga Rodríguez Airport

Capitán FAP Pedro Canga Rodríguez Airport is an airport serving Tumbes, Peru. It is run by CORPAC S.A. (Corporación Peruana de Aeropuertos y Aviación Comercial S.A. ), a government-run organization that oversees the management of Peruvian airports, and is the main airport of the Tumbes Region. The airport is used mainly by locals and thousands of national and international travelers because of its proximity to Peru's most superb beaches and resorts.

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Located at -3.55 -80.38 (Lat./Long.); Less than 7 km away
Tags: Airports in Peru

Tumbes River

The Tumbes River (Spanish: Río Tumbes or Río Túmbez in Peru; Río Puyango in Ecuador), is a river in South America. The river's sources are located between Ecuadorian El Oro and Loja provinces. It is the border between El Oro and Loja, and afterwards the border between Loja and the Tumbes Region in Peru. At its confluence with the Cazaderos stream, it enters the northern coastal region of Peru called the Tumbes Region, and flows into the Pacific Ocean outside the Gulf of Guayaquil.

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Located at -3.50 -80.45 (Lat./Long.); Less than 7 km away
Tags: Rivers of Ecuador, Rivers of Peru

Tumbes Mangals National Sanctuary

The Tumbes Mangals National Sanctuary is a national park located in the Tumbes Region of Peru. It contains many species of flora and fauna. It is increasingly popular for tourism, because the beach resort of Máncora three hours to the south is booming. During the summer months from December to March, the wetland dries up to become a large canyon surrounded by brush. During this time, seafood farmers collect crabs, black conches, and shrimp to be exported through Paita.

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Located at -3.50 -80.48 (Lat./Long.); Less than 9 km away
Tags: National sanctuaries of Peru, Ramsar sites in Peru

Punta Malpelo

Punta Malpelo is a point in Peru near the border with Ecuador. It was a significant scene during the Gran Colombia-Peru War, because on August 31, 1828 was the site of the Battle of Punta Malpelo, where the Peruvian corvette Libertad sustained a naval encounter with the Gran Colombian ships Pichincha and Guayaquileña with high casualties on both sides.

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Located at -3.50 -80.49 (Lat./Long.); Less than 9 km away
Tags: Landforms of Peru