Piura , Peru

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Piura is a city in northwestern Peru. It is the capital of the Piura Region and the Piura Province. The population is 400,000.It was here that Spanish Conqueror Francisco Pizarro founded the first Spanish city in South America, San Miguel de Piura, in 1532. Piura declared its independence on January 4, 1821.Like most of northern Peru, the territory of Piura had been inhabited by their autochthonous group of natives called tallanes (caribbean origin) and yungas.Piura has many tourist attractions. One of the best known is Colan beach. Colan beach is a very long beach with warm waters. Local people like to go there during holidays.-Wikipedia-

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