Quispicanchi Province

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Quispicanchi
Province
Pikillaqta
Pikillaqta
Location of Quispicanchi in the Cusco Region
Location of Quispicanchi in the Cusco Region
Country Peru
Region Cusco
Capital Urcos
Government
 • Mayor Domingo Huittoccollo Curasi (2007)
Area
 • Total 7,564.79 km2 (2,920.78 sq mi)
Population (2005 census)
 • Total 82,802
 • Density 11/km2 (28/sq mi)
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Quispicanchi Province is one of thirteen provinces in the Cusco Region in the southern highlands of Peru.

Boundaries[edit]

Political division[edit]

The province is divided into twelve districts (Spanish: distritos, singular: distrito), each of which is headed by a mayor (alcalde). The districts, with their capitals in parenthesis, are:

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 (75.35%) learnt to speak in childhood, 24.29% of the residents started speaking using the Spanish language (2007 Peru Census).[1]

Places of interest[edit]

See also[edit]

Sources[edit]

  1. ^ inei.gob.pe INEI, Peru, Censos Nacionales 2007


Coordinates: 13°42′00″S 71°38′24″W / 13.70000°S 71.64000°W / -13.70000; -71.64000