Coronel Portillo Province

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Coronel Portillo
Province
Coat of arms of Coronel Portillo
Coat of arms
Location of Coronel Portillo in the Ucayali Region
Location of Coronel Portillo in the Ucayali Region
Country Peru
Region Ucayali
Capital Pucallpa
Government
 • Mayor Luis Valdez Villacorta (2007)
Area
 • Total 36,235.95 km2 (13,990.78 sq mi)
Population (2005 census)
 • Total 316,546
 • Density 8.7/km2 (23/sq mi)
UBIGEO 2501
Website www.mpcp.gob.pe

Coronel Portillo is the second largest of four provinces in the Ucayali Region in Peru. Its capital is Pucallpa.

Languages[edit]

According to the 2007 census, 92.8% of the population spoke Spanish as their first language, while 0.8% spoke Quechua, 0.5% spoke Asháninka, 0.1% spoke Aymara, 5.7% spoke other indigenous languages and 0.0% spoke foreign languages.

Political division[edit]

The province is divided into seven districts (Spanish: distritos, singular: distrito), each of which is headed by a mayor (alcalde). The districts, with their capitals in parenthesis, are:

Places of interest[edit]


Coordinates: 8°23′00″S 74°33′00″W / 8.3833°S 74.5500°W / -8.3833; -74.5500