Huarochirí Province

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Huarochirí
Waruchiri
Province
Location of HuarochiríWaruchiri in the Lima Region
Location of Huarochirí
Waruchiri in the Lima Region
Country Peru
Region Lima
Capital Matucana
Government
 • Mayor Rosa Gloria Vasquez Cuadrado
Area
 • Total 5,657.93 km2 (2,184.54 sq mi)
Elevation 2,378 m (7,802 ft)
Population
 • Total 62,342
 • Density 11/km2 (29/sq mi)
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Huarochirí Province (in hispanicized spelling) or Waruchiri[1] is located in the Lima Region of Peru. Its capital is Matucana. The western section is part of the Lima Metropolitan Area.

Political division[edit]

The province is divided into thirty-two districts.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Teofilo Laime Acopa, Diccionario Bilingüe, Iskay simipi yuyay k'ancha, Quechua – Castellano, Castellano – Quechua: waruchiri - s. Valle situado en el distrito de matucana, al sur de Lima y al oriente del adoratorio de Pacha kamaq (JL).


Coordinates: 11°50′41″S 76°23′02″W / 11.844682°S 76.383777°W / -11.844682; -76.383777