Huancayo Province

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Huancayo
Province
Country Peru
Region Junín
Capital Huancayo

Huancayo Province is located in Peru and is one of the 9 provinces composing the Junín Region. It borders to the north with the Concepción Province, the east with the Satipo Province, the south with the Huancavelica Region and the west with the Chupaca Province. The province has an approximate population of 439 699 inhabitants.[1] The capital of the province is the city of Huancayo.

Political division[edit]

The province is divided into 28 districts over an area of 4 711,15 km².[1] These districts are:

Districts Capital Area Elevation
1 Huancayo Huancayo 237,55 km² 3 249 m.
2 Carhuacallanga Carhuacallanga 13,78 km² 3 770 m.
3 Chacapampa Chacapampa 120,72 km² 3 420 m.
4 Chicche Chicche 43,43 km² 3 540 m.
5 Chilca Chilca 8,3 km² 3 275 m.
6 Chongos Alto Chongos Alto 701,75 km² 3 544 m.
7 Chupuro Chupuro 13,15 km² 3 175 m.
8 Colca Colca 113,06 km² 3 516 m.
9 Cullhuas Cullhuas 108,01 km² 3 663 m.
10 El Tambo El Tambo 73,56 km² 3 260 m.
11 Huacrapuquio Huacrapuquio 24,10 km² 3 247 m.
12 Hualhuas Hualhuas 24,82 km² 3 280 m.
13 Huancán Huancán 12,00 km² 3 210 m.
14 Huasicancha Huasicancha 47,61 km² 3 716 m.
15 Huayucachi Huayucachi 13,13 km² 3 201 m.
16 Ingenio Ingenio 53,29 km² 3 460 m.
17 Pariahuanca Pariahuanca 617,50 km² 2 070 m.
18 Pilcomayo Pilcomayo 20,50 km² 3 247 m.
19 Pucará Pucará 110,49 km² 3 362 m.
20 Quichuay Quichuay 34,79 km² 3 430 m.
21 Quilcas Quilcas 167,98 km² 3 330 m.
22 San Agustín San Agustín 23,09 km² 3 250 m.
23 San Jerónimo de Tunán San Jerónimo de Tunán 20,99 km² 3 274 m.
24 Saño Saño 11,59 km² 3 282 m.
25 Santo Domingo de Acobamba Santo Domingo de Acobamba 778,02 km² 2 450 m.
26 Sapallanga Sapallanga 119,02 km² 3 285 m.
27 Sicaya Sicaya 42,30 km² 3 282 m.
28 Viques Viques 3,57 km² 3 195 m.
Source: Regional Government of Junin - Huancayo

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Footnotes[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Regional Government of Junin" at "Regional Government of Junin site", Retrieved on 2008-12-07 (in Spanish)


Coordinates: 12°04′S 75°13′W / 12.067°S 75.217°W / -12.067; -75.217