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Trujillo, Peru

On the banks of the Moche River in northwestern Peru, lies the city of Trujillo. Trujillo is the third largest city of Peru with a population of 683,000. Founded in 1534, it is the second oldest Spanish city in Peru and was named in honor of Trujillo, Spain.

In this image you can see the agricultural fields surrounding the Moche River in green. Trujillo is represented in grey and falls in between the agricultural fields and the Pacific Ocean.

This Landsat 7 image of Trujillo was acquired on June 2, 2000. This is a natural-color image using ETM+ bands 3, 2, and 1. Trujillo falls on Landsat WRS-2 Path 9 Row 66.


Published September 30, 2009
Data acquired June 2, 2000

Landsat 7 > ETM+
Land Surface > Land Use/Land Cover > Land Management