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Municipality of Ate (Peru)

Date Published: June 19, 2017, 9:42 a.m.

The District Municipality of Ate, one of the most extensive districts in the city with an area of 77.72 km² and a population of more than 470,000 inhabitants, located in the department of Lima, Peru. Ate is located in the central and eastern part of the metropolis of Lima, on the left bank of the Rímac River valley with an altitude of 355 meters above sea level and a geographical area of 77.72 km2.

The climate of ATE is varied, temperate, with high atmospheric humidity and constant cloudiness during the winter. It also has the peculiarity of having scarce rains throughout the year. The "garúa" or "drizzle", rain with very small drops, falls during the winter. In summer it rains sometimes with some intensity but they are of short duration. These rains intensify in violence and duration when the phenomenon of "El Niño" occurs.

The average annual temperature is 18.5 ºC. The maximum temperatures in summer can reach 30ºC and the minimum temperatures in winter at 12ºC; in each case they produce a sensation of excessive heat or cold, due to the high atmospheric humidity. 

The territory between Salamanca and Vitarte is characterized by a humid and cold climate during most of the year, this part of the district corresponds to the ecozone called Yunga region, being the lowest part of the district. The territory that

from Santa Clara to Huaycán, the climate undergoes a change becoming warmer and drier, this ecozone is called Chaupiyunga or Yunga Cálida.

"The District Municipality of Ate is a local government, model of participatory, planning and modern management; promoter of sustainable human development, which provides quality services; being recognized as one of the best municipalities in the country. "


"The District Municipality of Ate is a local government with an honest, transparent, effective and efficient administration that provides quality services to its community."

The District Municipality of Ate, is the Local Government organ promoting Local Development, which emanates from the popular will. It has legal status of public law with political, economic and administrative autonomy in the municipal affairs of its competence and exercises functions and powers established in the Constitution and the Organic Law of Municipalities and other legal regulations in force.