Humay District

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Humay
District
Atacamite needles enclosed in clear Gypsum, Lily Mine
Atacamite needles enclosed in clear Gypsum, Lily Mine
Country  Peru
Region Ica
Province Pisco
Founded June 25, 1855
Capital Humay
Government
 • Mayor Claudio Pillaca Cajamarca
Area
 • Total 1,112.96 km2 (429.72 sq mi)
Elevation 430 m (1,410 ft)
Population (2005 census)
 • Total 5,499
 • Density 4.9/km2 (13/sq mi)
Time zone PET (UTC-5)
UBIGEO 110503

Humay District is one of eight districts of the province Pisco in Peru.[1]

The Lily Mine, about 40 km (25 mi) east of Pisco, Peru, is a well-known producer of mineral specimens for collectors, and rough material for decorative stone-carving. [2]

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