The lake Quchak'uchu in the Parambuco District
Location of Sandia in the Puno Region
|• Mayor||Angel Mario Quispe Quispe|
|• Total||11,862.41 km2 (4,580.10 sq mi)|
|Elevation||2,178 m (7,146 ft)|
|• Density||5.5/km2 (14/sq mi)|
Sandia Province is a province of the Puno Region in Peru.The capital of the province is the city of Sandia.
The Apolobamba mountain range traverses the province. Some of the highest mountains of the province are listed below:
The province measures 11,862.41 square kilometres (4,580.10 sq mi) and is divided into ten districts:
|Alto Inambari||Juan Lipa Calla||Massiapo||211209|
|Cuyocuyo||Zacarias Santamaria Paye||Cuyocuyo||211202|
|Limbani||Percy Fermin Soncco Quispe||Limbani||211203|
|Patambuco||Angel Silvestre Ochoa Colque||Patambuco||211204|
|Phara||Alfredo Paredes Meza||Phara||211205|
|Quiaca||Concepcion Mamani Condori||Quiaca||211206|
|San Juan del Oro||Cesar Zegarra Lipa||San Juan del Oro||211207|
|San Pedro de Putina Punco||Ernesto Yujra Enriquez||Putina Punco||211210|
|Sandia||Angel Mario Quispe Quispe||Sandia||211201|
|Yanahuaya||Ivan Rufino Calderon Bernal||Yanahuaya||211208|
The people in the province are mainly indigenous citizens of Aymara and Quechua descent. Quechua is the language which the majority of the population (53.86%) learnt to speak in childhood, 35.51% of the residents started speaking using the Spanish language and 10.49% using Aymara (2007 Peru Census).
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.
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Condesuyos Province is one of eight provinces in the Arequipa Region of Peru. Its seat is Chuquibamba.
Melgar Province is a province of the Puno Region in Peru. The capital of the province is the city of Ayaviri.
Huancané Province is a province of the Puno Region in Peru. The capital of the province is the city of Huancané.
Coasa District is one of ten districts of the Carabaya Province in Peru.
Corani is one of ten districts of the Carabaya Province in Peru.
Macusani District is one of ten districts of the Carabaya Province in Peru. Its seat is Macusani.
Pichacani or Pichaqani is one of fifteen districts of the Puno Province in the Puno Region in Peru.
Nuñoa District is one of nine districts of the Melgar Province in Peru.
Limbani District is one of ten districts of the province Sandia in Peru.
Patambuco District is one of ten districts of the Sandia Province in Peru.
Quiaca District is one of ten districts of the province Sandia in Peru.
Putina District is one of five districts of the San Antonio de Putina Province in Peru.
Marangani District is one of eight districts of the province Canchis in Peru.
Santo Tomás District is one of eight districts of the province Chumbivilcas in Peru.
Hatun Pinkilluni is a mountain in the Andes of Peru, about 5,000 metres (16,404 ft) high. It is located in the Puno Region, Sandia Province, Patambuco District. It lies southwest of the mountain Pinkilluni and northeast of Rit'ikunka and Q'alawaña. The ridge northeast of the mountain is named Huch'uy Pinkilluni.
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