Chucuito Province

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Chucuito
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San Juan de Latrán church in Juli
Location of the province Chucuito in Puno.svg
Location of Chucuito in the Puno Region
Country Peru
Region Puno
Capital Juli
Government
  MayorJusto Apaza Delgado
(2019-2022)
Area
  Total3,978.13 km2 (1,535.96 sq mi)
Population
  Total110,083
  Density28/km2 (72/sq mi)
UBIGEO 2104

Chucuito Province is a province of the Puno Region in Peru. [1] The capital of the province is the city of Juli.

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History

Chucuito is cited by Comentarios Reales de los Incas . On the 1st chapter of the 3th[ clarification needed ] book of Comentarios reales de los incas, Chucuito is mentioned because of huge monuments and anthropomorphic statues. [2]

Geography

One of the highest elevations of the province is Chuqi Patilla at approximately 5,200 m (17,100 ft). Other mountains are listed below: [3]

Languages

According to the 2007 census, Aymara was spoken by 72.4% of the population as their first language, while 26.8% spoke Spanish, 0.6% spoke Quechua, 0.1% spoke Asháninka, 0.0% spoke other indigenous languages and 0.0% spoke foreign languages.

Political division

The province measures 3,978.13 square kilometres (1,535.96 sq mi) and is divided into seven districts:

DistrictMayorCapital Ubigeo
Juli Justo Apaza Delgado Juli 210401
Desaguadero Desaguadero 210402
Huacullani Jaime Musaja Chipana Huacullani 210403
Kelluyo Demetrio Salamanca Choque Kelluyo 210404
Pisacoma Nestor Jaime Chino Coaquira Pisacoma 210405
Pomata Mario Calani Morales Pomata 210406
Zepita Mateo Jilaja Mollo Zepita 210407

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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 December 29, 2007
  2. Inca Garcilaso de la Vega, Comentarios reales de los incas, Lisbona 1609
  3. escale.minedu.gob.pe - UGEL maps of the Chucuito Province, Puno Region

Coordinates: 16°12′52″S69°27′27″W / 16.214396°S 69.457381°W / -16.214396; -69.457381