Ambo District

Ambo
Country Peru
RegionHuánuco
ProvinceAmbo
FoundedOctober 21, 1912
CapitalAmbo
Government
 • MayorConcepcion Eusebio Palacios Briceño
Area
 • Total288.8 km2 (111.5 sq mi)
Elevation
2,064 m (6,772 ft)
Population
 • Total15,778
 • Density55/km2 (140/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC-5 (PET)
UBIGEO100201

Ambo District is one of eight districts of the Ambo Province in Peru.[1]

Geography

One of the highest peaks of the district is P'aqla Tanka at approximately 4,800 m (15,700 ft). Other mountains are listed below:[2]

  • Aklla Kancha
  • Kushuru Punta
  • Kushuruyuq
  • Ñawin
  • Putaqa
  • P'unqu
  • Rumi Chaka
  • Taruka
  • Yana Hirka
  • Yana Qucha

See also

References

  1. ^ (in Spanish) Instituto Nacional de Estadística e Informática. Banco de Información Distrital Archived May 1, 2010, at the Wayback Machine. Retrieved April 11, 2008.
  2. ^ escale.minedu.gob.pe/ UGEL map Ambo Province (Huánuco Region)


Coordinates: 10°08′00″S 76°12′00″W / 10.1333°S 76.2000°W / -10.1333; -76.2000

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