General Sánchez Cerro
Ubinas volcano in the General Sánchez Cerro Province
Location of General Sánchez Cerro in the Moquegua Region
|• Mayor||Mauricio Jose Nina Juarez (2007)|
|• Total||5,681.71 km2 (2,193.72 sq mi)|
|Elevation||2,166 m (7,106 ft)|
|• Density||4.5/km2 (12/sq mi)|
The General Sánchez Cerro Province is the smallest of three provinces in the Moquegua Region of Peru.The capital of the province is Omate. The province was named after the former Peruvian army officer and president Luis Miguel Sánchez Cerro.
One of the highest peaks of the province is the Ubinas volcano. Other mountains are listed below:
The province is divided into eleven districts, which are:
The province is inhabited by indigenous citizens of Aymara and Quechua descent. Spanish, however, is the language which the majority of the population (60.36%) learnt to speak in childhood, 37.45% of the residents started speaking using the Quechua language and 1.98% using Aymara (2007 Peru Census).
Moquegua is a department in southern Peru that extends from the coast to the highlands. Its capital is the city of Moquegua, which is among the main Peruvian cities for its high rates of GDP and national education.
Arequipa is a province in the Arequipa Region, Peru. Its capital, Arequipa, is Peru's third most populous province of Peru. It borders the provinces of Islay, Camaná, Caylloma, and the Cusco and Puno regions. According to INEI in the year 2014 it has a population of 958.351 people.
Puno is a province in the Puno Region, in southeastern Peru. It borders the provinces of Huancane, San Román, El Collao and the Moquegua Region's province of General Sánchez Cerro. Its capital is the city of Puno, which is located at the edge of Lake Titicaca, the world's highest navigable lake. It is the economic powerhouse of the region.
Candarave Province is the smallest of four provinces in the Tacna Region in southern Peru. Its capital is Candarave.
The Mariscal Nieto Province is the largest of three provinces that make up the Moquegua Region of Peru. The capital of the province is the city of Moquegua.
Espinar Province is one of thirteen provinces in the Cusco Region in the southern highlands of Peru.
Ichuña District is one of eleven districts of the General Sánchez Cerro Province in Peru.
Chojata District is one of eleven districts of the General Sánchez Cerro Province in Peru.
Ubinas District is one of eleven districts of the province General Sánchez Cerro in the Moquegua Region in Peru.
Huacullani is one of seven districts of the Chucuito Province in the Puno Region in southern Peru.
Conduriri District is one of five districts of the El Collao Province in Puno Region, Peru.
Quilcapuncu District is one of five districts of the San Antonio de Putina Province in Peru.
San Juan de Tarucani District is one of 29 districts of the province Arequipa in Peru.
Pukara means a ruin of the fortifications made by the natives of the central Andean cultures.
Ch'iyar Jaqhi may refer to:
Wila Wilani or Ch'ankha Qullu is a mountain in the Andes of southern Peru, about 4,900 metres (16,076 ft) high. It is located in the Moquegua Region, Mariscal Nieto Province, Carumas District, and in the Tacna Region, Candarave Province, Candarave District. It lies west of a lake named Aqhuya Ch'alla, northwest of Paxsi Awki and east of Churi Laq'a, Ch'alluma and Ch'ankhani.
Wila Wilani may refer to:
Wilani is a mountain in the Andes of Peru, about 5,200 metres (17,060 ft) high. It is located in the Arequipa Region, Arequipa Province, Tarucani District, and in the Moquegua Region, General Sánchez Cerro Province, on the border of the districts Coalaque and Matalaque. Wilani lies southwest of Pukasaya, northwest of Ch'awarani and northeast of Qillqata.
Uturunqani may refer to:
Wila Qullu is a 5,020-metre-high (16,470 ft) mountain in the Andes of southern Peru. It is located in the Moquegua Region, General Sánchez Cerro Province, Ichuña District, and the Puno Region, Puno Province, Pichacani District. Wila Qullu lies at the Larama Quta valley, northeast of Larama Quta and Janq'u Saxa and southeast of Wallqani. The river originates northwest of the mountain. It is a tributary of Jukumarini Lake.