Aija District

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Aija Plaza de Armas.JPG
Country  Peru
Region Ancash
Province Aija
Capital Aija
 • Mayor German Ignacio Hizo Requena (2007)
 • Total 159.74 km2 (61.68 sq mi)
Elevation 3,363 m (11,033 ft)
Population (2002 est.)
 • Total 2,451
 • Density 15/km2 (40/sq mi)
Time zone PET (UTC-5)
UBIGEO 020201

Aija District is one of 5 districts in Aija Province, Ancash Region, Peru.


The District of Aija is located on the western slopes of the Cordillera Negra. It borders on Recuay Province to the south and east, on Coris District, Huacllan District and Succha District to the west, and on La Merced District to the north.

Some of the highest mountains of the district are listed below:[1]


  1. ^ - UGEL map of the Aija Province (Ancash Region)

Coordinates: 9°46′01″S 77°37′59″W / 9.76694°S 77.63306°W / -9.76694; -77.63306