Cajatambo Province

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Cajatambo
Province
Location of Cajatambo in the Lima Region
Location of Cajatambo in the Lima Region
Country Peru
Region Lima
Capital Cajatambo
Government
 • Mayor Miguel Angel Carlos Castillo
Area
 • Total 1,515.21 km2 (585.03 sq mi)
Elevation 3,376 m (11,076 ft)
Population
 • Total 9,618
 • Density 6.3/km2 (16/sq mi)
UBIGEO 1503

The Cajatambo province, or Province of Cajatambo (Provincia de Cajatambo), is one of nine provinces in the Lima Region of Peru. It is bordered to the north by the Ancash Region, to the east by the Huánuco Region, to the south by the Oyón Province, and to the west by the Huaura Province.

Administrative Division[edit]

The province is divided into five districts:

Population[edit]

The province has a population of approximately 10,000 people.

Capital[edit]

The capital of the province is the city of Cajatambo.

Industry[edit]

The principal products of the province are cattle and sheep, although cochineal is also produced in the area.

See also[edit]

External links[edit]

Public Domain This article incorporates text from a publication now in the public domainChisholm, Hugh, ed. (1911). Encyclopædia Britannica (11th ed.). Cambridge University Press. 


Coordinates: 10°20′08″S 76°50′03″W / 10.33556°S 76.83417°W / -10.33556; -76.83417