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Maritime delimitation between Peru and Chile
City of Piura
The Vicus, noted for their skills in pottery and metallurgy, once lived in this part of Peru . The hero of the War of the Pacific, admiral Miguel Grau Seminario was born in Piura in 1834.
Places of Interest:
The villages of Catacaos and Simbila - the port of Paita - Vicus archaeological park – ruins of Alpata - Cerros de Amotape national park.
Deep-sea fishing enthusiasts will find Cabo Blanco an especially attractive resort – as did Ernest Hemingway in his time.
You are the Visitor
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