It is the capital and most populated city of Peru. It is located on the central coast of the country, on the shores of the Pacific Ocean. Currently, it is considered the political, economic, industrial, cultural, financial and commercial center of the country, and the gastronomic capital of South America. Internationally, it is the fifth largest city in Latin America and one of the 30 most populated cities in the world. It was founded in 1535 by the Spanish conquistador Francisco Pizarro. In October 2013, it was chosen to host the 2019 Pan American Games. It also hosted the UN Climate Change Conference in the 2014 edition. As the main entry point to the country, it has developed a significant tourism industry, among which its historic center, declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1988, its archaeological centers, its nightlife, its museums and art galleries stand out. It has exclusive beaches located on the Pan-American Highway.

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