Location of Huaral in the Lima Region
|Founded||May 11, 1976|
|• Mayor||Jaime Uribe Ochoa
|• Total||3,655.7 km2 (1,411.5 sq mi)|
|• Density||44/km2 (110/sq mi)|
The Huaral Province is one of the nine provinces in the Lima Region of Peru. It was created by Law No. 21488 on May 11, 1976 by president Francisco Morales Bermúdez out of eight districts of the Canta Province and four of the Huaura Province. Geographically, its territory extends around the valley of the Chancay River from the mountainous frontier of the Pasco Region and Junín Regions up to the Pacific Ocean.
The province is divided into twelve districts (Spanish: distritos, singular: distrito):
- Atavillos Alto
- Atavillos Bajo
- 27 de Noviembre
- Santa Cruz de Andamarca
- San Miguel de Acos
- Lomas de Lachay - national reserve.
- Huando oranges were Huaral's most important products in the 20th century.
- (Spanish) Official website
- Fotos de Huaral
- La Plaza Centenario en GoogleEarth
- La Plaza de Armas en GoogleEarth
- (Spanish) Huaral en linea
- (Spanish) Huaral en la Web
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