El Collao Province

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El Collao
Location of the province El Collao in Puno.svg
Location of El Collao in the Puno Region
Country Peru
Region Puno
Founded1992
Capital Ilave
Area
  Total5,600.51 km2 (2,162.37 sq mi)
Population
  Total76,749
  Density14/km2 (35/sq mi)
UBIGEO 2105

El Collao Province is a province of the Puno Region in Peru, [1] created in 1992. The capital of the province is the city of Ilave.

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Political division

The province measures 5,600.51 square kilometres (2,162.37 sq mi) and is divided into five districts:

DistrictMayorCapital Ubigeo
Capazo Eulario Modesto Mayta CcolloCapazo210502
Conduriri Pedro Montalico QuentaConduriri210505
Ilave Fortunato Calli Incacutipa Ilave 210501
Pilcuyo Isidro Lupaca TiconaPilcuyo210503
Santa Rosa Ismael Acero MamaniMazo Cruz210504

Geography

Some of the highest peaks of the province are Panti Usu and Suri. Other mountains are listed below: [2]

Ethnic groups

The people in the province are mainly indigenous citizens of Aymara descent. Aymara is the language which the majority of the population (76.51%) learnt to speak in childhood, 22.57% of the residents started speaking using the Spanish language and 0.65% using Quechua (2007 Peru Census). [3]

See also

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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. escale.minedu.gob.pe - UGEL map of the El Collao Province (Puno Region)
  3. inei.gob.pe Archived January 27, 2013, at the Wayback Machine INEI, Peru, Censos Nacionales 2007

Coordinates: 16°05′07″S69°38′13″W / 16.085278°S 69.637041°W / -16.085278; -69.637041