1 Departamento de Piura is a A primary administrative division of a country, such as a state in the United States(Republic Of Peru, South America)

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Departamento de Piura

Is a a primary administrative division of a country, such as a state in the United States in the country of Peru.

Its center lies at a latitude of -5 and longitude of -80.33333and it has an elevation of 116 meters above sea level.

The prodominant languages spoken are ay (Aymara) es-PE (Spanish) qu (Quechua) and its currency is the Sol (PEN), currently exchanging at 1 Peruvian Sol = 0.21341 British Pound Sterling 1 Peruvian Sol = 0.34412 United States Dollar .

Sunrise commences: 06:00 and sunset is at 18:10, not taking into account daylight saving time (DST).


Most Recent: An earthquake in Peru-Ecuador border region on Sunday 15th of September 2013 at 09:09 am UTC. This earthquake had a magnitude of 4.5 on the richter scale and exsisted at a depth of 59.40 km below the surface. Its center was 60.69 km away from Departamento de Piura.

Nearest Earthquake: only 37.11 km away in near the coast of northern Peru on Tuesday 03rd of April 2012 at 03:04 am UTC. This earthquake had a magnitude of 5.4 on the richter scale and exsisted at a depth of 74.50 km below the surface.


Current weather

Measurments taken at October 21, 2014 from Piura
Clouds: scattered clouds
Temperture: 20 C
windSpeed: 06 km/H

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Stream : a body of running water moving to a lower level in a channel on land

Puente Ñacara

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Mountain : an elevation standing high above the surrounding area with small summit area, steep slopes and local relief of 300m or more

Chulucanas Intersección 1

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Area : a tract of land without homogeneous character or boundaries

Escolares beneficiados con el programa Pro-niño

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Plain(s) : an extensive area of comparatively level to gently undulating land, lacking surface irregularities, and usually adjacent to a higher area

Carretera near Chulucanas 2

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Canalized stream : a stream that has been substantially ditched, diked, or straightened

Carretera Transoceanica

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Intermittent stream :

rodriguez de mandoza 306

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Airfield : a place on land where aircraft land and take off; no facilities provided for the commercial handling of passengers and cargo

Tambo Grande

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Canal : an artificial watercourse

Chulucanas Plaza de Armas 5

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Hill : a rounded elevation of limited extent rising above the surrounding land with local relief of less than 300m

Carretera Entre Chulucanas y Piura

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Abandoned airfield :

The silver serpent Ñácara River - Chulucanas

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Locality : a minor area or place of unspecified or mixed character and indefinite boundaries

Spur(s) : a subordinate ridge projecting outward from a hill, mountain or other elevation

Triangulation station : a point on the earth whose position has been determined by triangulation

Farm : a tract of land with associated buildings devoted to agriculture

Estate(s) : a large commercialized agricultural landholding with associated buildings and other facilities

Bridge : a structure erected across an obstacle such as a stream, road, etc., in order to carry roads, railroads, and pedestrians across

Populated locality : an area similar to a locality but with a small group of dwellings or other buildings