Pachitea Province

Pachitea
Location of Pachitea in the Huánuco Region
Location of Pachitea in the Huánuco Region
CountryPeru
RegionHuánuco
CapitalPanao
Government
 • MayorCayo Rojas Rivera
Area
 • Total2,629.96 km2 (1,015.43 sq mi)
Population
(2005 census)
 • Total51,861
 • Density20/km2 (51/sq mi)
UBIGEO1008

The Pachitea Province is one of eleven provinces of the Huánuco Region in Peru. The capital of this province is Panao.

Boundaries

Geography

Some of the highest mountains of the province are listed below:[1]

Political division

The province is divided into four districts, which are:

Ethnic groups

The province is inhabited by indigenous citizens of Quechua descent. Spanish, however, is the language which the majority of the population (52.69%) learnt to speak in childhood, 46.98% of the residents started speaking using the Quechua language (2007 Peru Census).[2]

See also

Sources

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

Coordinates: 9°53′58″S 75°57′23″W / 9.8995°S 75.9565°W / -9.8995; -75.9565


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