Lima (PE)

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Lima is the capital and the largest city (more than 8,850,000 inhabitants in 2017) of Peru. It is located in the valleys of the Chillón, Rímac and Lurín rivers, in the central coastal part of the country, overlooking the Pacific Ocean. Together with the seaport of Callao Callao (PE), it forms a contiguous urban area known as the Lima Metropolitan Area. For more informations see: Lima

Postmark Examples

20th century

Linear CORREOS DEL PERU LIMA in 1907.
DC in 1918

19th century

Oval on the Pacific Steam Navigation Company in January 1858.
DC on the 1860 issue. Year unclear (1871?).
LIMA in 03-08-1889?
Lima (PE) 1879 a.jpg

Covers

Blue oval arrival postmark on 5 June 1872.
FDC Olympic Games 1984.