Yunguyo Province

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Yunguyo
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Coat of arms
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Location of Yunguyo in the Puno Region
Country Peru
Region Puno
Capital Yunguyo
Government
  MayorJuan Huanca Coarita
Area
  Total290.21 km2 (112.05 sq mi)
Elevation
3,826 m (12,552 ft)
Population
  Total50,672
  Density170/km2 (450/sq mi)
UBIGEO 2113
Website www.muniyunguyo.gob.pe

Yunguyo Province is a province of the Puno Region in Peru. [1] The capital of the province is the city of Yunguyo.

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Political division

The province measures 290.21 square kilometres (112.05 sq mi) and is divided into seven districts:

DistrictMayorCapital Ubigeo
Anapia Jose Fabian Flores Velasco Anapia 211302
Copani Juan Nina Quispe Copani 211303
Cuturapi Humberto Mamani Huanchi Cuturapi 211304
Ollaraya Gregorio Oscco Chipana Ollaraya 211305
Tinicachi Alexander Bryan Uchasara Mamani Tinicachi 211306
Unicachi Elmer Ladislao Yapuchura Uchasara Unicachi 211307
Yunguyo Juan Huanca Coarita Yunguyo 211301

Ethnic groups

The people in the province are mainly indigenous citizens of Aymara descent. Aymara is the language which the majority of the population (67.84%) learnt to speak in childhood, 31.34% of the residents started speaking using the Spanish language and 0.56 % using Quechua (2007 Peru Census). [2]

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References

  1. (in Spanish) Instituto Nacional de Estadística e Informática. Banco de Información Digital Archived April 23, 2008, at the Wayback Machine , Retrieved January 2, 2008
  2. inei.gob.pe Archived January 27, 2013, at the Wayback Machine INEI, Peru, Censos Nacionales 2007

Coordinates: 16°14′39″S69°05′34″W / 16.24417°S 69.09278°W / -16.24417; -69.09278