. This is an exlusive living and commercial area to the southern part of Lima town centre. This is also one of the wealthiest quarters of Lima. The Miraflores is one of the most important touristic sights in Lima. Formed as San Miguel de Miraflores, it was created on 2 January 1857 as a county.
Miraflores was given the name Ciudad Heroica ("Heroic City") as a consequence of the Battle of Miraflores in the Pacific War. It has a surface area of 9.62 km². The administration centre is 79 metres above sealevel. Miraflores has a maritime environment characterised by warm, damp and pleasant sun.
Huaca Pucllana (formerly Hispanoamerican than Juliana), the only remains before the Incas in Miraflores, can still be seen. Miraflores, the capital of Spain, was founded in the sixteenth cenury. However, with the expansion of the Lima at the beginning of the twentieth millennium, it was incorporated into the Lima metropolitan region. Throughout the Pacific War (1879-1885) the area was the site of the Battle of Miraflores.
Thousands of lives were lost, and the area was plundered and burnt by Chilean landowners. The INEI estimated in 2010 that the county has 85,065 residents and a total of 8,516. 84 perkm². There were 28,116 homes in the county in 2010. It has a high Human Development Index of 0.986 and the poorest subpopulation in Lima, with only 1.80% of the urban neighborhood experiencing extreme levels of deprivation.
Miraflores, together with its neighbor San Isidro to the north, is mainly populated by upper-class citizens and is consequently regarded as one of the three most dearly populated areas in the state. It is also a centre of culture with theatres, movie theatres and artistic galeries. There is also a clay tile sanctuary before the Incas, known as Huaca Pucllana, one of several archeological places found in Lima.
Miraflores is dominated by privately run colleges, with the county hosting 128 such establishments from 2010. On the other hand, there are only 12 state-run colleges in the county, which is due to the socio-economic composition of the county. Miraflores is home to some of Peru's most renowned independent colleges, such as Markham College and San Silvestre in the UK, Alexander von Humboldt in Germany and Colegio Pestalozzi in Switzerland.
It is a full neighborhood of hotel, cafes, bars, cafes, bars, eateries and stores that attract large numbers of visitors on Sundays. The Parque Kennedy, the main square of Miraflores, offers regular garage sales and artshows. Larcomar, a retail centre with a view of the Pacific coastline, is situated in Miraflores and is very much loved by visitors, youngsters, and the lower and higher class.
Lima has restaurant, shopping, a grocery store, icecream parlours, arcade, petanque lanes, night clubs, nightclubs, night clubs and the most advanced theater. Among the most important sights are La Huaca Pucllana, Kennedy Park, the Iglesia Virgen Milagrosa, Lover's Park (Parque del amor), Larcomar and Calle de las Pizzas (Pizza Street).
Calle de las Palizzas in the centre of Miraflores is a popular meeting place for young people, aliens and local people; it has many bars and bars and, as the name suggests, serves not only beverages but also pizza. The Miraflores has always been an important tourist junction in Lima. Miraflores Park Hotel is one of the five-star establishments in the area.
Yet these cliffy shores are not as much loved by swimmers as the large sand beach in the areas just south of Lima, such as Santa María del Mar, Punta Hermosa, San Bartolo, Lurín and Punta Negra. The lighthouse La Marina is situated on the rocks with a view of the Costa Verde.