Chimbote Travel Guide

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Located on the west coast of Peru north of Lima and south of Trujillo, Chimbote, with a population of over 336,000, is the most important fishing center in Peru.  With 30 fish canneries, Chimbote has about 75 percent of the fishing activities in Peru.

A major earthquake in 1970 pretty much destroyed Chimote, so most of this city is fairly young.  With buildings having been built mostly within the last 35 years. 


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