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Ubigeo is the coding system for geographical locations (Spanish: Código Ubicacíon Geográfica) in Peru used by the National Statistics and Computing Institute (Spanish: Instituto Nacional de Estadística e Informática INEI [1] ) to code the first-level administrative subdivision: regions (Spanish: regiones, singular: región), the second-level administrative subdivision: provinces (Spanish: provincias, singular: provincia) and the third-level administrative subdivision: districts (Spanish: distritos, singular: distrito).

Spanish language Romance language

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Administrative divisions of Peru administrative subdivision of Peru

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The coding system uses two-digit numbers for each level of subdivision. The first level starts numbering at 01 for the Amazonas Region and continues in alphabetical order up to 25 for the Ucayali Region. Additional regions will be added to the end of the list, starting with the first available number.

The second level starts with 0101 for the first province in the Amazonas region: Chachapoyas Province and continues up to 2504 for the last province Purús in the Ucayali Region. The provinces are numbered per region with the first province always being the one in which the regions capital is located. The remaining provinces are coded in alphabetical order. Additional provinces will be added per region to the end of the list, starting with the first available province number.

Chachapoyas Province Province in Amazonas, Peru

Chachapoyas is a province of the Amazonas Region, Peru. The province of Chachapoyas was a part of the department of Trujillo being its capital the city of Chachapoyas.

Purús Province Province in Ucayali, Peru

Purús Province is one of four provinces in the Ucayali Region, in the central Amazon rainforest of Peru. The Purus River runs through it.

The third level; starts with 010101 for the first district in the first province in the Amazonas region: Chachapoyas District and continues up to 250401 for the last district in the last province of the Ucayali region: Purús District. The districts are numbered per province with the first district always being the one in which the province’ capital is located. The remaining districts are coded in alphabetical order. Additional districts will be added per province to the end of the list, starting with the first available district number.

Chachapoyas District District in Amazonas, Peru

Chachapoyas District is one of twenty-one districts of the province Chachapoyas in Peru.

Purús District is the only district of the Purús Province located in the Ucayali Region in Peru. The Purus River runs through it.

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Regions

Provinces

Bagua Province Province in Amazonas, Peru

Bagua is a province of the Amazonas Region in Peru. It is located in the north and central part of the department of Amazonas. Its territory is rugged in all directions. It is also cut by deep gorges that have been formed by the important rivers that cross this province, as well as their numerous tributaries.

Bongará is a province of the Amazonas Region, Peru. It borders by the north with Condorcanqui Province, by the East with the San Martín Region and Loreto Region, by the south with Chachapoyas Province and by the west with the provinces of Luya and Utcubamba.

Condorcanqui is a province of the Amazonas Region, Peru. It was created by law 23832 of May 18, 1984, based on territories of the province of Bagua, covering the basins of the rivers Santiago, Cenepa and Marañon. The province was named in honor to Tupac Amaru II

Districts

Recent additions

YearLaw NºCreation dateUbigeo codeDescription
201029558 [2] July 16, 2010050509New district Samugari District, La Mar Province, Ayacucho Region
201029541 [2] June 14, 2010190308New district Constitución District, Oxapampa Province, Pasco Region
201029539 [2] June 14, 2010100112New district Yacus District, Huánuco Province, Huánuco Region
201029538 [2] June 7, 2010090511New district Cosme District, Churcampa Province, Huancavelica Region
200829218 [3] April 26, 2008010201New district Bagua District, Bagua Province, Amazonas Region and alphabetically renumbering the existing districts to 010202–010206
200728753June 2, 2006250107New district Manantay District, Coronel Portillo Province, Ucayali Region
200628593August 1, 20051607New province Datem del Marañón Province, Loreto Region
200628593August 1, 2005160706New district Andoas District, Datem del Marañón Province, Loreto Region
200628593August 1, 2005160701Reallocated district Barranca District, Datem del Marañón, from Alto Amazonas Province to Datem del Marañón Province, Loreto Region
200628593August 1, 2005160702Reallocated district Cahuapanas District, from Alto Amazonas Province to Datem del Marañón Province, Loreto Region
200628593August 1, 2005160703Reallocated district Manseriche District, from Alto Amazonas Province to Datem del Marañón Province, Loreto Region
200628593August 1, 2005160704Reallocated district Morona District, from Alto Amazonas Province to Datem del Marañón Province, Loreto Region
200628593August 1, 2005160705Reallocated district Pastaza District, from Alto Amazonas Province to Datem del Marañón Province, Loreto Region
200628509May 13, 2005211210New district San Pedro de Putina Punco District, Sandia Province, Puno Region
200628707April 3, 2006240203New district Canoas de Punta Sal District, Contralmirante Villar Province, Tumbes Region

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