San Román Province

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San Román
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Juliaca, the capital of the San Román Province
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Location of San Román in the Puno Region
Country Peru
Region Puno
Capital Juliaca
Government
  MayorDavid Sucacahua Yucra
(2019-2022)
Area
  Total2,277.63 km2 (879.40 sq mi)
Elevation
3,824 m (12,546 ft)
Population
  Total307,417
  Density130/km2 (350/sq mi)
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Website www.munijuliaca.gob.pe

San Román is a province in the Puno Region of Peru. It borders the provinces of Lampa, Azángaro, Puno, Huancane, the Arequipa Province of the Arequipa Region and Moquegua Region's province of General Sánchez Cerro. Its capital is the city of Juliaca which is also second-largest city of the region.

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Political division

The province is divided into four districts (Spanish: distritos, singular: distrito):

Ethnic groups

The province is inhabited by indigenous citizens of Aymara and Quechua descent. Spanish is the language which the majority of the population (61.52%) learnt to speak in childhood, 29.80% of the residents started speaking using the Quechua language and 8.53% using Aymara (2007 Peru Census). [1]

See also

Sources

  1. inei.gob.pe Archived 2013-01-27 at the Wayback Machine INEI, Peru, Censos Nacionales 2007

Coordinates: 15°29′27″S70°07′59″W / 15.4909°S 70.133114°W / -15.4909; -70.133114


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