Celendín

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Celendín, Cajamarca, Perú
Provincia de Celendín, Perú.
Village
Celendín as seen from the top of Jelig
Celendín as seen from the top of Jelig
Celendín, Cajamarca, Perú is located in Peru
Celendín, Cajamarca, Perú
Celendín, Cajamarca, Perú
Coordinates: 6°51′57.26″S 78°08′41.61″W / 6.8659056°S 78.1448917°W / -6.8659056; -78.1448917
Country  Peru
Region Cajamarca
Province Celendín
District Celendín
Government
 • Mayor Juan De Dios Tello Villanueva

Celendín is a town in northern Peru, capital of the province Celendín in the region Cajamarca.

During the first week of July 2012, four citizens protesting a mining project were killed by police forces under orders of the government led by Ollanta Humala.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.lostiempos.com/diario/actualidad/internacional/20120705/son-ya-cinco-los-muertos-por-protestas-contra-proyecto-minero-en_177452_374628.html

Coordinates: 6°51′57.26″S 78°08′41.61″W / 6.8659056°S 78.1448917°W / -6.8659056; -78.1448917