Huacaybamba Province

Huacaybamba
Aerial view of the city of Huacaybamba
Aerial view of the city of Huacaybamba
Flag of Huacaybamba
Coat of arms of Huacaybamba
Location of Huacaybamba in the Huánuco Region
Location of Huacaybamba in the Huánuco Region
CountryPeru
RegionHuánuco
CapitalHuacaybamba
Area
 • Total1,743.70 km2 (673.25 sq mi)
Population
(2005 census)
 • Total19,876
 • Density11/km2 (30/sq mi)
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The Huacaybamba Province is one of eleven provinces of the Huánuco Region in Peru. The capital of this province is the city of Huacaybamba.

Boundaries

Geography

One of the highest peaks of the district is Kuntur Marka at approximately 4,400 m (14,400 ft). Other mountains are listed below:[1]

  • Chakra Hirka
  • Chawpi Marka
  • Ch'aki Pilanku
  • Hatun Hirka
  • Ichik Runtu Pampa
  • Kinwa Qucha
  • Mata Mata
  • Puchkayuq
  • Puka Qaqa
  • Rima Rima
  • Runtu Pampa
  • Ruri Qucha
  • Saqra
  • Tampu
  • Tikira Punta
  • Uqhu Pampa
  • Uqhu Qucha
  • Wank'a
  • Wask'a Qucha
  • Yura K'uchu
  • Yura Qucha
  • Yuraq Yaku

Political division

The province is divided into four districts, which are:

Ethnic groups

The people in the province are mainly indigenous citizens of Quechua descent. Quechua is the language which the majority of the population (78.86%) learnt to speak in childhood, 20.45% of the residents started speaking using the Spanish language (2007 Peru Census).[2]

See also

Sources

  1. ^ escale.minedu.gob.pe/ UGEL map Huacaybamba Province (Huánuco Region)
  2. ^ inei.gob.pe Archived 2013-01-27 at the Wayback Machine INEI, Peru, Censos Nacionales 2007

Coordinates: 9°04′57″S 76°49′58″W / 9.08250°S 76.83278°W / -9.08250; -76.83278


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