San Miguel District, Lima
Location of San Miguel in the Lima Province province
|Coat of Arms|
A view of San Miguel towards west at sunset.
|Founded||October 5, 1920|
| 10.72 km2|
|Population (as of the 2005 Census)|
|Mayor||Saleh Carlos Salvador Heresi Chicoma|
San Miguel, is a district in western Lima, Peru. It is bordered by the districts of Bellavista and downtown Lima on the north; Pueblo Libre, Magdalena del Mar and downtown Lima on the east; the Pacific Ocean on the south; and the La Perla district on the west.
Its main avenues: La Marina, Universitaria and Elmer Faucett are important economic centres. Plaza San Miguel mall, some hypermarkets and department stores are located in the intersection of La Marina and Universitaria. The Pontifical Catholic University of Peru and the Parque de las Leyendas, Lima's main zoo, are located in this district.
- (Spanish) Municipalidad de San Miguel - San Miguel district council official site