Andahuaylas Province

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Andahuaylas
Province
Coat of arms of Andahuaylas
Coat of arms
Location of Andahuaylas in the Apurímac Region
Location of Andahuaylas in the Apurímac Region
Country Peru
Region Apurímac
Founded June 21, 1825
Capital Andahuaylas
Government
 • Mayor Victor Manuel Molina Quintana (2007)
Area
 • Total 3,987.00 km2 (1,539.39 sq mi)
Population
 • Total 142,140
 • Density 36/km2 (92/sq mi)
UBIGEO 0302
Website www.muniandahuaylas.gob.pe

Andahuaylas Province is the second largest of the seven provinces of the Apurímac Region in Peru. The capital of the province is the city of Andahuaylas. The province is located in the north-eastern part of the region and measures 3,987.00 square kilometres (1,539.39 sq mi).[1]

Boundaries[edit]

Political division[edit]

The Andahuaylas province is divided into nineteen districts, which are:

District Mayor
Andahuaylas Victor Manuel Molina Quintana
Andarapa Agapito Leguia Guzman
Chiara Gabino Cartolin Altamirano
Huancarama Carlos Cavero Contreras
Huancaray Macedonio Martin Mallcco Matute
Huayana Hermelinda Pareja Urpi
Kaquiabamba Ruben Vivanco Ccoicca
Kishuara Ruben Moises Hurtado Vera
Pacobamba Fredy Trocones Villcas
Pacucha Oscar Franco Navarro
Pampachiri Wilfredo Cirilo Chipana Fernandez
Pomacocha Abelardo Ccaccya Ccopa
San Antonio de Cachi Esteban Astuquillca Arcce
San Jerónimo Oscar David Rojas Palomino
San Miguel de Chaccrapampa Felix Vargas Loa
Santa María de Chicmo Herminio Ortiz Guizado
Talavera Juan Ricardo Reynoso Gutierrez
Tumay Huaraca Rufino Edgay Taipe Romani
Turpo Antonio Beltran Sanchez

Ethnic groups[edit]

The people in the province are mainly indigenous citizens of Quechua descent. Quechua is the language which the majority of the population (73.54%) learnt to speak in childhood, 26.09% of the residents started speaking using the Spanish language and 0.19% using Aymara (2007 Peru Census).[2]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Official web site of the Andahuaylas Province
  2. ^ inei.gob.pe INEI, Peru, Censos Nacionales 2007

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Coordinates: 13°39′12″S 73°23′18″W / 13.65333°S 73.38833°W / -13.65333; -73.38833