Nazca Province

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Nazca
Province
Location of Nazca in the Ica Region
Location of Nazca in the Ica Region
Country Peru
Region Ica
Founded January 23, 1941
Capital Nazca
Government
 • Mayor Daniel Osvaldo Mantilla Bendezu (2007)
Area
 • Total 5,234.24 km2 (2,020.95 sq mi)
Population (2005 census)
 • Total 55,816
 • Density 11/km2 (28/sq mi)
UBIGEO 1103

The Nasca Province (Spanish: Provincia de Nazca) is one of five provinces of the Ica Region of Peru. The capital of the province is the city of Nazca.

Political division[edit]

The Nasca Province is divided into five districts (Spanish: distritos, singular: distrito), each of which is headed by a mayor (alcalde):

Districts[edit]

Elephant Rock on the coast of Nazca Province


Coordinates: 14°49′44″S 74°56′37″W / 14.82889°S 74.94361°W / -14.82889; -74.94361