Port of Perú
Peru is divided in 24 Departments and one Constitutional Province (El Callao).
The coastal region is a narrow strip extending throughout 2650 km, the width of which varies between 65 and 160km. Most of the important cities and industrial centers are located at the coast.
Lima is the capital of Peru, being also the biggest city and the main center of commerce and industry. Other important cities are Callao, the principal Pervian Port near Lima, Piura, Chiclayo, Trujillo, Ica, Tacna, Arequipa and Cuzco.
Beside Callao, the main seaports are: Talara, Paita, Salaverry, Pisco, Matarani and Ilo. The most important waterway is the Amazon River connecting the Atlantic Ocean with Iquitos, the main Peruvian port at the Amazon. The international airport Jorge Chavez is Peru´s main airport, located in Callao.