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COLAN


Colan is one of the seven districts that conform the County of Paita, located in the Department of Piura, belonging to the Region Piura, Peru.

It was created jointly with the department of Piura March 30 of 1861. In the year 1983, the beach of Colan suffered the consequences of The Boy's current, being destroyed a great number of its houses. Now some have been reconstructed, others collapsed to build new and some other ones have appeared.

In Piura, this spa whose true name is Esmeralda of Colan, for the color that you/they have its waters most of the summer, is famous for the statement the sun of Colan and the moon of Paita that he/she makes allusion to the beautiful settings of sun of the spa and the magnificent moon of the port.

In Colán it can be San Lucas' church, been founded in 1536 by the dominicos, what transforms it into the Catholic oldest church in Peru.



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Picture sent by Adventurous" "Paiteños - Patty Yen.



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Picture sent by Adventurous" "Paiteños - Patty Yen.



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