Location of Huancané
Wanqani in the Puno Region
|Founded||September 19, 1827|
|• Mayor||Alex Gómez Pacoricona|
|• Total||2,805.85 km2 (1,083.34 sq mi)|
|Elevation||3,809 m (12,497 ft)|
|• Density||27/km2 (69/sq mi)|
Huancané Province (from Aymara Wanqani
One of the highest peaks of the district is Khawayuni at approximately 5,000 m (16,000 ft). Other mountains are listed below:
The province measures 2,805.85 square kilometres (1,083.34 sq mi) and is divided into eight districts:
|Cojata||Hector Exaltacion Montesinos Aliaga||Cojata||210602|
|Huancané||Alex Gomez Pacoricona||Huancané||210601|
|Huatasani||Miguel Condori Condori||Huatasani||210603|
|Inchupalla||Juan Sucasaire Aquise||Inchupalla||210604|
|Pusi||Elias Quiroga Gutierrez||Pusi||210605|
|Rosaspata||Clodoaldo Poma Castro||Rosaspata||210606|
|Taraco||Efrain Vilca Callata||Taraco||210607|
|Vilque Chico||Hilario Ramos Salluca||Vilque Chico||210608|
The people in the province are mainly indigenous citizens of Aymara and Quechua descent. Aymara is the language which the majority of the population (53.26%) learnt to speak in childhood, 30.82% of the residents started speaking using the Quechua language and 15.70% using Spanish (2007 Peru Census).
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