Sechura is a town in northwestern Peru, 52 km south of Piura. It is the capital of Sechura Province. The town gives its name to the Sechura desert, which occupies most of coastal Peru. Crescent dunes lie south of the city, between the sea and the highway. The town has a main square with a 17th century church.
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