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Lima: Capital of Peru
Lima is the capital and the largest city of Peru. It is located in the valleys of the Chillón, Rímac and Lurín rivers, in the central coastal part of the country, overlooking the Pacific Ocean. Together with the seaport of Callao, it forms a contiguous urban area known as the Lima Metropolitan Area. With a population of more than 9 million, Lima is the most populous metropolitan area of Peru and the seventh-largest metropolitan area in the Americas. According to the Global Destination Cities Index 2019 from Mastercard, Lima is the top destination in South America with 2.63 million international visitors in 2018 and a growth forecast of 10.00% percent for 2019. The majority of visitors came from the United States with an average stay of 5.0 nights and a daily cost of around $97.


Repatriation flights from Peru arrive in UK [Video]

Repatriation flights from Peru arrive in UK

Two more flights carrying British citizens home from Peru have landed at Gatwick Airport. The British Airways flights took off from Lima on Monday evening and arrived safely in the UK on Tuesday..

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 00:44Published
Flamengo coach tests positive for coronavirus [Video]

Flamengo coach tests positive for coronavirus

Flamengo coach Jorge Jesus tests positive for coronavirus, but will take a second test to confirm the first.

Credit: Reuters - Sports     Duration: 01:05Published

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