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Batan Grande Reserved Zone

Batan Grande is a national park 40 km north east of Chiclayo, in Pitipo District, Ferrenafe Province, of Lambayeque Region of Peru. Primarily the park protects the ancient city of Poma founded by the Lambayeque culture around 800 C.E. The park was established on the 16th of October 1991 and has a surface area of 134 km.

The Sican Culture developed between 700 and 1350 on the north coast of Peru. The Lambayeque were a subdivision of the Sican, and appear first in the Batan Grande area.

Before the discovery of the city of Poma, Batan Grande was a farm raising sugar cane.

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