Huamanga Province

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Huamanga
Province
Coat of arms of Huamanga
Coat of arms
Location of Huamanga in the Ayacucho Region
Location of Huamanga in the Ayacucho Region
Country Peru
Region Ayacucho
Capital Ayacucho
Area
 • Total 2,981.37 km2 (1,151.11 sq mi)
Population
 • Total 191,287
 • Density 64/km2 (170/sq mi)
Website www.munihuamanga.gob.pe

Huamanga is a province in northern part of the Ayacucho Region in Peru. The capital of the province is the city of Ayacucho.

Political division[edit]

The province covers 2,981.3 square kilometres (1,151.1 sq mi) and is divided into fifteen districts:

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 (50.37%) learnt to speak in childhood, 49.31% of the residents started speaking using the Spanish language and 0.11 % using Aymara (2007 Peru Census).[1]

See also[edit]

Sources[edit]

  1. ^ inei.gob.pe INEI, Peru, Censos Nacionales 2007

External links[edit]


Coordinates: 13°10′12″S 74°13′12″W / 13.17000°S 74.22000°W / -13.17000; -74.22000