Ubinas volcano in the Ubinas District
|Province||General Sánchez Cerro|
|• Mayor||Angel Americo Quispitupac Soto|
|• Total||874.57 km2 (337.67 sq mi)|
|Elevation||3,376 m (11,076 ft)|
|Population (2005 census)|
|• Density||5.5/km2 (14/sq mi)|
|Time zone||PET (UTC-5)|
Ubinas District is one of eleven districts of the province General Sánchez Cerro in the Moquegua Region in Peru.
The districts of Peru are the third-level country subdivisions of Peru. They are subdivisions of the provinces, which in turn are subdivisions of the larger regions or departments. There are 1,838 districts in total.
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.
The highest elevation in the district is the Ubinas volcano. Other mountains are listed below:
Ubinas is a stratovolcano in the Moquegua Region of southern Peru, 60 kilometres (37 mi) east of the city of Arequipa. Part of the Central Volcanic Zone of the Andes, it is 5,672 metres (18,609 ft) above sea level. The volcano's summit is cut by a 1.4-kilometre (0.87 mi) wide and 150-metre (490 ft) deep caldera, which itself contains a smaller crater. Below the summit, Ubinas has the shape of an upwards-steepening cone with a prominent notch on the southern side. The gently sloping lower part of the volcano is also known as Ubinas I and the steeper upper part as Ubinas II; they represent different stages in the geologic history of Ubinas.
Parwayuni is a mountain in the Andes of Peru, about 4,600 metres (15,092 ft) high. It is located in the Arequipa Region, Arequipa Province, Tarucani District, and in the Moquegua Region, General Sánchez Cerro Province, Ubinas District. Parwayuni is situated northwest of the active Ubinas volcano and the 4,647-metre (15,246 ft) high Qhuyu Parwayuni.
Pukara is a mountain in the Moquegua Region in the Andes of Peru, about 4,400 metres (14,436 ft) high. It is located in the General Sánchez Cerro Province, Ubinas District. Pukara is situated northeast of the active volcano Ubinas and southwest of Wit'uni. The Para River flows along its western slopes.
Qhuyu Parwayuni is a 4,647-metre-high (15,246 ft) mountain in the Andes of Peru. It is located in the Moquegua Region, General Sánchez Cerro Province, Ubinas District. Qhuyu Parwayuni is situated north of the active Ubinas volcano and south of Parwayuni.
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Pacoorcco erroneously also Poocoorco, is a 4,940-metre-high (16,207 ft) mountain in the Andes of Peru. The mountain is located in the Moquegua Region, General Sánchez Cerro Province, Ubinas District, north-east of the active volcano Ubinas and south of the mountain Pirhuane.
Yuraq Urqu is a 4,858-metre-high (15,938 ft) mountain in the Andes of Peru. It is located in the Arequipa Region, Arequipa Province, Tarucani District, and in the Moquegua Region, General Sánchez Cerro Province, Ubinas District. Yuraq Urqu lies east of Piñani Lake (Peñane).
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