Azángaro Province

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Azángaro
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Location of Azángaro in the Puno Region
Country Peru
Region Puno
Capital Azángaro
Government
  MayorRuben Pachari Inofuente
Area
  Total4,970.01 km2 (1,918.93 sq mi)
Elevation
3,850 m (12,630 ft)
Population
  Total136.523
  Density0.027/km2 (0.071/sq mi)
UBIGEO 2102
Website www.muniazangaro.gob.pe

Azángaro Province is a province of the Puno Region in Peru. [1]

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Languages

According to the 2007 census, Quechua was spoken by 81.0% of the population as their first language, while 18.4% spoke Spanish, 0.3% spoke Aymara, 0.0% spoke Asháninka, 0.1% spoke other indigenous languages and 0.0% spoke foreign languages.

Political division

The province measures 4,970.01 square kilometres (1,918.93 sq mi) and is divided into fifteen districts:

DistrictMayorCapital Ubigeo
Achaya Pepe Romulo Condori Carlosviza Achaya 210202
Arapa Cesar Gilberto Torres Rosello Arapa 210203
Asillo Jose Ludgardo Torres Sucari Asillo 210204
Azángaro Flavio Jesus Mamani Hancco Azángaro 210201
Caminaca Cesar Augusto Huaman Suero Caminaca 210205
Chupa Clemente Idelionso Lopez Chipana Chupa 210206
José Domingo Choquehuanca Ponsiano Mamani Ccala Estación de Pucara 210207
Muñani Leonidas Endara Mamani Muñani 210208
Potoni Seferino Quispe Turpo Potoni 210209
Saman Luis Mamani Gonzales Saman 210210
San Antón Adrian Joel Quispe Alata San Antón 210211
San José Enrique Eron Alarcon Huahuacondori San José 210212
San Juan de Salinas Edgar Inofuente Cari San Juan de Salinas 210213
Santiago de Pupuja Jaime Roger Yapo Arapa Santiago de Pupuja 210214
Tirapata Marino Pumaleque Mango Tirapata 210215

Geography

Some of the highest mountains of the province are listed below: [2]

See also

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Ichhu Muruqu mountain in Peru

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References

  1. (in Spanish) Instituto Nacional de Estadística e Informática. Banco de Información Digital Archived April 23, 2008, at the Wayback Machine , Retrieved November 8, 2007
  2. escale.minedu.gob.pe - UGEL map of the Azángaro Province (Puno Region)

Coordinates: 14°54′36″S70°11′51″W / 14.91000°S 70.19750°W / -14.91000; -70.19750