Lampa Province

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Lampa
Province
Inmaculada Concepción church in Lampa
Inmaculada Concepción church in Lampa
Coat of arms of Lampa
Coat of arms
Location of Lampa in the Puno Region
Location of Lampa in the Puno Region
Country Peru
Region Puno
Capital Lampa
Government
 • Mayor Ciriaco Isidro Díaz Arestegui
(2007-2010)
Area
 • Total 5,991.73 km2 (2,313.42 sq mi)
Elevation 3,892 m (12,769 ft)
Population
 • Total 48,239
 • Density 8.1/km2 (21/sq mi)
UBIGEO 2107
Website www.munilampa.gob.pe

Lampa province is one of the constitutive provinces of Puno region in the Andean South American republic of Peru. It has an approximate population of 50,000. The capital is Lampa.[1]

Political division[edit]

The province has an area of 5,791.73 square kilometers (2,236.20 sq mi) and is split into ten 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 (74.56%) learnt to speak in childhood, 24.84% of the residents started speaking using the Spanish language and 0.37% using Aymara (2007 Peru Census).[2]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ (Spanish) Municipalidad Provincial de Lampa, Municipalidad Provincial de Lampa, Retrieved November 8, 2007.
  2. ^ inei.gob.pe INEI, Peru, Censos Nacionales 2007

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Coordinates: 15°25′S 70°35′W / 15.417°S 70.583°W / -15.417; -70.583