San Gerónimo
in Provincia de Bongará of Amazonas, Peru

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Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
-5.967 and -78.017 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
S -5° 58' 0" and W -78° 1' 0"
Currency and Currency Code:
Sol - PEN
Spoken languages:
Spanish, Quechua, Aymara
Local electricity:
230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
Local Time: 05:18 AM (Saturday)
Timezone: America/Lima
UTC/GMT offset: -5 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
5:45 am and 6:05 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
5.968 and 101.985 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
Gual Badak
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Current travel safety evaluation for Peru in South America

Safety Score: 3,9 of 5.0 based on data from 9 authorites. Meaning please reconsider your need to travel to Peru.

Travel warnings are updated daily. Source: Travel Warning Peru. Last Update: 2020-10-31 08:32:08

Delve into San Gerónimo

San Gerónimo in Provincia de Bongará (Amazonas) is located in Peru about 425 mi (or 684 km) north of Lima, the country's capital town.

Current time in San Gerónimo is now 05:18 AM (Saturday). The local timezone is named America / Lima with an UTC offset of -5 hours. We know of 8 airports close to San Gerónimo. The closest airport in Peru is Chachapoyas Airport in a distance of 20 mi (or 32 km), South-East. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

There is one Unesco world heritage site nearby. It's Río Abiseo National Park in a distance of 89 mi (or 144 km), East.

While being here, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Churuja, San Carlos, Cuispes, Paclas and Olto. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 19°C / 67 °F

Morning Temperature 12°C / 54 °F
Evening Temperature 20°C / 67 °F
Night Temperature 12°C / 53 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 45%
Air Pressure 1016 hPa
Wind Speed Calm with 2 km/h (1 mph) from South-East
Cloud Conditions Overcast clouds, covering 100% of sky
General Conditions Light rain

Saturday, 31st of October 2020

21°C (70 °F)
12°C (54 °F)
Light rain, calm, overcast clouds.

Sunday, 1st of November 2020

21°C (69 °F)
14°C (57 °F)
Moderate rain, setting, overcast clouds.

Monday, 2nd of November 2020

19°C (66 °F)
13°C (55 °F)
Moderate rain, calm, broken clouds.

Videos from this area

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Published: March 25, 2014
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Published: October 27, 2010
Length: 16:38 min
Rating: 5 of 5
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Published: September 18, 2012
Length: 53:59 min
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Author: berzerk STEIN

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Published: May 28, 2012
Length: 39:52 min
Rating: 4 of 5
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Cataratas de Chíglica - En Bongara, Amazonas, Perú

Published: July 20, 2009
Length: 09:17 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: nomadex

Cataratas de Chíglica en la provincia de Bongara ( Donde también se encuentra la tercera catarata más alta del mundo, Gocta) Amazonas - Perú.

San Carlos - La Chinata, crepúsculo

Published: April 17, 2014
Length: 12:40 min
Rating: 0 of 5
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Published: February 09, 2013
Length: 00:20 min
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Cabalgando en camino de herradura que conduce hasta el punto de descanso, donde haremos nuestra primera parada.

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Attractions and noteworthy things

Distances are based on the centre of the city/town and sightseeing location. This list contains brief abstracts about monuments, holiday activities, national parcs, museums, organisations and more from the area as well as interesting facts about the region itself. Where available, you'll find the corresponding homepage. Otherwise the related wikipedia article.

San Jerónimo District, Luya

San Jerónimo is a district of the province of Luya. San Jerónimo offers several attractive places for tourists as ruins of the culture Chachapoya. Also he stands out for some gorges and beautiful Cataracts. The management holidays of the capital Paclas it is celebrated on August 5. As typical meals the Soup of Chochoca is known with Bacon, Locrito Frijol and the Nickname Peeled between others.

Located at -5.96694, -78.0169 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
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