Barranco is one of 43 districts in Lima, Peru. Its current mayor is Jessica Vargas and its postal code is 04. The district is considered to be the city’s most romantic and bohemian, being the home and working place of many of Peru’s leading artists, musicians, designers and photographers. In the 19th-century, it was a very fashionable beach resort for the LimeƱo aristocracy, and many people used to spend the summer here and in neighboring Chorrillos.