San Román Province

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San Román
Province
Location of San Román in the Puno Region
Location of San Román in the Puno Region
Country Peru
Region Puno
Capital Juliaca
Government
 • Mayor David Maximiliano Mamani Paricahua
Area
 • Total 2,277.63 km2 (879.40 sq mi)
Elevation 3,824 m (12,546 ft)
Population
 • Total 236,315
 • Density 100/km2 (270/sq mi)
UBIGEO 2111
Website www.munijuliaca.gob.pe

San Román is a province in the Puno Region of Peru. It borders the provinces of Lampa, Azángaro, Puno, Huancane, the Arequipa Province of the Arequipa Region and Moquegua Region's province of General Sánchez Cerro. Its capital is the city of Juliaca, which is also the region's second-largest city. There is a big lake here as well.

Political division[edit]

The province is divided into four districts (Spanish: distritos, singular: distrito):

Ethnic groups[edit]

The province is inhabited by indigenous citizens of Aymara and Quechua descent. Spanish is the language which the majority of the population (61.52%) learnt to speak in childhood, 29.80% of the residents started speaking using the Quechua language and 8.53% using Aymara (2007 Peru Census).[1]

See also[edit]

Sources[edit]

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

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Coordinates: 15°29′27″S 70°07′59″W / 15.4909°S 70.133114°W / -15.4909; -70.133114