MAP OF THE COUNTY DE SECHURA
MAP OF THE COUNTY DE SECHURA
The County of Sechura is one of the 08 counties of the Department of Piura, the Department of Piura it has 64 districts, of which the County of Sechura has six that are the following ones:
|2||BELLAVISTA THE UNION (Bellavista)|
|4||CHRIST is WORTH (San Christ) US|
|5||CORNER LLICUAR (Two Towns)|
TOURIST MAIN ATTRACTIVENESS OF THE COUNTY DE SECHURA
Church of San Martin of Tours
I center of the city of Sechura.
Colonial church of Baroque late style, built in the XVIII century. They highlight their towers of until 44 meters high and the pulpit carved in wood, the bigger handmade altar with tree trunks and the balconies that were used by the distinguished families of the town to attend discreetly mass.
Desert of Sechura
To 55 km to the Southwest of the city of Piura (1 hour in car).
It is the biggest in Peru. It is located to the Southwest of the region, with an extension of more 5000 km2. It conserves even enormous locations of phosphates and petroleum in the adjacent sea. In the county of the same name they highlight their bay and the fishing center of Parachique.
Lagoon of Ramón
To 40 km to the south of the city of Piura (40 minutes in car).
Lagoon that houses flora variety and fauna, as the locust, the sapota and the vichayo; as well as some endemic species of birds.
Swamps of San Pedro (Creek or beach San Isidro)
To 45 km to the Southwest of the city of Piura (25 minutes in car).
He/she understands 1500 hectares, of which 400 are covered with mangrove. The relief is flat in the swamp and waved in the surroundings by the presence of dunes. Near there, the river Sechura, in its last kilometers runs parallel to the coast for a tract of 5 km. There the original delta has you arenado forming a barrier that prevents him/her to arrive directly to the sea. This deviation has originated, toward the north, a fringe of marine bank that varies from 200 to 350 meters wide and it constitutes the left margin of the river. The most abundant vegetation is the black mangrove and the fauna is characterized by the presence of 17 families of birds. To San Pedro's south side we arrive to the creek of Chulliyachi, very converged in summer time, located to only 8 km to the west of the city of Sechura.
Beach Tip Nunura or Shode
To 75 km to the Southwest of the city of Sechura (55 minutes in van 4 x 4 and 30 minutes in boat for the sea).
Formed by wide bays or roqueríos of white granite that are taken down of the dunes. It possesses an extraordinarily clean and blue sea where dolphins, turtles and marine birds proliferate. Favorable place for the fishing and the practice of chart Hawaiian.
Archaeological Complex Illescas
From Piura 44 km is traveled until Sechura (45 minutes in car) and from this city 64 km is traveled until the Complex (55 minutes in car).
Composed by a cemetery, funeral caves and some small stone structures. According to specialists it is considered that in this place the origins of the Man of Sechura can be located through the civilization Illescas.
To 15 km to the east of Sechura and the north of the depression of Bayóvar (20 minutes in car).
It presents calm waters that are in turn rich deposits of phosphates of high solubility.
Page created web March 30 of the one 2005.
© Copyright 2005 Gualberto Valderrama C.