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Tumbes, Peru

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Country  Peru
University  Universidad Nacional de Tumbes
Region  Tumbes Region
District  Tumbes District
Founded  1532
Mayor  Ventora Cruz
Population  94,702

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.


Map of Tumbes, Peru

Turismo en peru viaja a tumbes un gran destino del norte peruano


Tumbes, Peru in the past, History of Tumbes, Peru

Tumbes has its origins back in pre-Inca times when it was inhabited by a cultural group of natives called Tumpis. At its peak, its population is estimated to have reached 178,000. After 1400, Inca Pachacuti ruled over Tumbes and the territory became an important political stronghold during the Inca Empire. Later Inca emperor Huayna Capac expanded Tumbes by ordering the construction of roads, houses and palaces.


Tumbes, Peru Beautiful Landscapes of Tumbes, Peru

The city has a warm semi-arid climate, with an average annual precipitation of 258.2 mm (10.17 in).


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