Luya Province

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For the district of the same name, see Luya District.

Luya is located in the south and west part of the department of Amazonas in Peru. Its territory, which partly is ceja de selva, is crossed by branches of the Cordillera Central (namely the Cordillera Blanca) and the Oriental of the Andes, being rasped by deep streams, high pampas and snowed summit. It deserved to be named the streams of Hoyada Grande and Luya, the fertile valleys of Pizuquia and Cesuya, as well as the snow-capped mountains of Shube, Mesón and Santa Clara located in the Cordillera Oriental.

Its principal rivers are:

The province created by law of February 5, 1861, has 23 districts and its capital is Lamud.

Political division[edit]

Luya is divided into twenty-three districts, which are:

DISTRICT MAYOR
Camporredondo Ubil Roberto De La Cruz Dávila
Cocabamba José Tomás Ocampo Pérez
Colcamar Riber Juanito Tuesta Bardales
Conila Pedro Cachay Huamán
Inguilpata Samuel Rodríguez Briceño
Lámud N
Longuita Lliner Alfonso Tuesta Serván
Lonya Chico Homero Mendoza Reyna
Luya Pedro Quiroz Santillán
Luya Viejo Candelario Vela Chuquizuta
María Ramón Salazar Alvis
Ocalli Carlos Cubas Meléndez
Ocumal Gilmer Mendoza Reyna
Pisuquia Juan Tuesta López
Providencia Segundo Remigio Robledo Jiménez
San Cristóbal Juan Poquioma Valqui
San Francisco del Yeso Daniel Vargas Vergaray
San Jerónimo Pablo Castañeda Gallac
San Juan de Lopecancha Segundo Silberto Bazán Agirre
Santa Catalina Exaltación Guelac De La Cruz
Santo Tomás Hitler Vigo Chauca
Tingo Juan Francisco Castillo Tocto
Trita Wilder Rojas Llanos

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Coordinates: 6°09′34″S 77°56′40″W / 6.159558°S 77.944466°W / -6.159558; -77.944466