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How did Lima get its name?

El 18 de enero de 1535, fue fundada con el nombre de Ciudad de los Reyes por el conquistador español Francisco Pizarro dentro de la región agrícola conocida por los indígenas como Lima, nombre que adquirió con el tiempo.

What is the main airport in Lima Peru?

El Aeropuerto Internacional Jorge Chávez es el principal terminal aéreo de la ciudad metropolitana. A pesar de que está ubicado en la provincia constitucional del Callao, al noroeste de Lima, el cual es el aeropuerto natural de Lima.

What is Español Limeño?

El español limeño también se caracteriza por la ausencia de voseo, un rasgo presente en los dialectos de algunos países de Hispanoamérica.

What is the origin of the name Lima?

The name Lima was reputedly chosen in a nod to the Peruvian capital which, during the 1800s, was a major source of quinine, an anti- malaria drug for which there had been a demand in the region, an area known as the Great Black Swamp.

What is the history of Lima Indiana?

Since 1831, Lima has been the center of government for Allen County, the first of its three courthouses erected in the citys first year. The foundations of city life followed in quick order.

What is the history of Lima’s city government?

In 1921, Lima voters approved a change in the structure of Lima city government. Voters now elected five commissioners, with the commission chair serving as mayor. The charter sought to establish professional management, requiring the commissioners to hire a city manager, who reported to the mayor.

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