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AREQUIPA INFO

The department of Arequipa begins in the coastal desert and then climbs the Andes , reaching great altitude at the snow covered peaks and at its volcanoes.

PLACES TO VISTIT IN AREQUIPA:

In the historical downtow.

Out skirts of the historical downtow.

In Other provinces de Arequipa

USEFUL INFORMATION OF AREQUIPA :

LOCATION: The department of Arequipa is located on the skirts of the occidental Andean chain on the South of Peru.

EXTENSION :   63,343 km 2

POPUTATION: 1'140810 Inhabitants

ALTITUDE
Arequipa (2335 masl / 7333 fasl)
Lowest point: 9 masl / 30 fasl (Punta de Bombón)
Highest point: 4910 masl / 16.109 fasl (Mirador de los Volcanes, Volcano Lookout, Caylloma)

WEATHER
The city of Arequipa has a semi-arid and temperate climate with a maximum temperature of 21.7ºC (71ºF) and a minimum of 6.9ºC (44.4ºF). The rainy season starts in January and ends in March

ACCESS ROUTES
By land: Lima Arequipa : 1003 km / 623 miles on the Pan-American Highway South (14 hours by car)
By air: Daily flights to Arequipa from: Lima (1 hour), Cusco (30 minutes), Juliaca (30 minutes) and Tacna (30 minutes)

DISTANCES FROM THE CITY OF AREQUIPA TO ITS PROVINCES

Camaná (Province of Camaná) 173 km (108 miles)/ 2 hours and 30 minutes
Caravelí (Province of Caravelí) 382 km (238 miles) / 7 hours
Aplao (Province of Castilla) 178 km (111 miles) / 3 hours
Chivay (Province of Caylloma) 162 km (101 miles) / 3 hours and 45 minutes
Chuquibamba (Province of Condesuyos) 234 km (145 miles) / 5 hours
Mollendo (Province of Islay) 113 km (70 miles) / 2 hours and 15 minutes
Cotahuasi (Province of La Union) 379 km (236 miles) / 12 hours

AIRPORT
Alfredo Rodríguez Ballón Airport
Avenida Aviación, Zamácola, Cerro Colorado. Telephone: (054) 44-3464, (054) 44-3458

OVERLAND TRANSPORT
Terrapuerto. Av. Arturo Ibáñez s/n, Jacobo D. Hunter. Tel: (054) 34-8810.
Terminal Terrestre. Intersección de Av. Andrés Avelino Cáceres con esquina de Arturo Ibáñez s/n, Jacobo D. Hunter. Tel: (054) 42-7798.

HEALTH CENTERS
Honorio Delgado Espinoza Regional Hospital
Avenida Daniel Alcides Carrión, la Pampilla José Luis Bustamante y Rivero, Arequipa. Telephone: (054) 23-1818 / 21-9702 / 23-3812. Attention: 24 hours
GoyenecheHospital
Avenida Goyeneche, Cercado. Telephone: (054) 23-1313 / 22-3501. Attention: 24 hours.

LOCAL POLICE
Jefatura de Seguridad Ciudadana (Citizen Security Headquarters)
Calle Quinta Romaña 315, Cercado. Telephone: (054) 28-4354. Attention: 24 hours
XI Región de la Policía Nacional del Perú (National Police of Peru 9th Region)
Avenida Emmel 106, Yanahuara. Telephone: (054) 25-4020. Attention: 24 hours
Tourism Police
Calle Jerusalén 315, Cercado. Telephone: (054) 20-1258

CRAFT MARKETS
Fundo El Fierro FEDARA
San Francisco 415, Cercado.
Frente de Artesanos
Mercaderes 236, Cercado. Telephone: (054) 21-2729. Opening hours: Mon. Thur. 9:00 A.M. 1:30 P.M. and 3:00 P.M. 8:30 ; Fri. Sat. 9:00 A.M. 9:00 P.M.
Patio del Ekeko - C.C. de Artesanías
Calle Mercaderes 141. Telephone: (054) 21-5861. Fax: (054) 23-3575

POSTAL SERVICES
Serpost. Calle Moral 118, Cercado. Telephone: (054) 21-5247 / 21-5245. Attention: Mon. Sat. 8:00 A.M. 10:00 P.M. ; Sun. 9:00 A.M. 1:00 P.M.
Alfredo Rodríguez Ballón Airport
Av. Aviación s/n. Cerro Colorado . Telephone: (054) 44-39-67. Attention: Mon. Fri.6:15 A.M. 10:30 A.M. y 12:30 P.M. 4:30 P.M. Sat. 6:15 A.M. 12:00 P.

 

     
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