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Iquitos
Clockwise frae tap: Iquitos cityscape at nicht; Airn Hoose; minimalist airchitectur o the schuil auditorium St. Augustine; the commercial Jiron Prospero; Aquatic Avenue in the famous neighborhuid o Bethlehem; Abelardo Quiñones Avenue an the vehicular traffic o motorcycle taxis; an Iquitos Cathedral.
Clockwise frae tap: Iquitos cityscape at nicht; Airn Hoose; minimalist airchitectur o the schuil auditorium St. Augustine; the commercial Jiron Prospero; Aquatic Avenue in the famous neighborhuid o Bethlehem; Abelardo Quiñones Avenue an the vehicular traffic o motorcycle taxis; an Iquitos Cathedral.
Banner o Iquitos
Banner
Coat o airms o Iquitos
Coat o airms
Nickname(s): 
Caipital o the Peruvian Amazon, The Amazonian Island
Motto(s): 
Carpent tua poma nepotes (Laitin: Yer bairns will harvest yer fruits)
Iquitos is locatit in Peru
Iquitos
Iquitos
Location within Peru
Coordinates: 3°44′S 73°15′W / 3.733°S 73.250°W / -3.733; -73.250
Kintra Peru
RegionLoreto
ProvincesMaynas
DistrictsIquitos, Belen, Punchana, San Juan Bautista
Settled1624
Incorporatit1866
Govrenment
 • TeepLocal govrenment
 • BodiProvincial Municipality o Maynas
 • Mayor o the Iquitos CeetyAdela Jiménez
Area
 • Ceety1,213 km2 (468.5 sq mi)
 • Land784 km2 (302.6 sq mi)
 • Water340 km2 (132 sq mi)
Elevation
104 m (341 ft)
Population
 • Estimate 
(2015)[2]
437,376
 • Rank6t
 • Metro
457,865
Demonym(s)Iquiteño
Time zoneUTC-5 (PET)
Aurie code(s)65
ISO 3166 codePE-LOR
Wabsteidwww.munimaynas.gob.pe

Iquitos (Listeni/ɪkɪts/) an aa kent as Iquitos Ceety, is the caipital ceety o the Maynas Province an Loreto Region.

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References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "Caracterización del área de influencia de la carretera Iquitos - Nauta". Retrieved 5 June 2013. 
  2. Perú: Población estimada al 30 de junio y tasa de crecimiento de las ciudades capitales, por departamento, 2011 y 2015. Perú: Estimaciones y proyecciones de población total por sexo de las principales ciudades, 2012-2015 (Report). Instituto Nacional de Estadística e Informática. March 2012. Retrieved 2015-06-03. 

Coordinates: 3°45′S 73°15′W / 3.75°S 73.25°W / -3.75; -73.25