Ambo Province

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Ambo
Province
The village of Quchachini
The village of Quchachini
Location of Ambo in the Huánuco Region
Location of Ambo in the Huánuco Region
Country Peru
Region Huánuco
Capital Ambo
Government
 • Mayor Concepcion Eusebio Palacios Briceño
Area
 • Total 1,581.00 km2 (610.43 sq mi)
Population (2005 census)
 • Total 54,588
 • Density 35/km2 (89/sq mi)
UBIGEO 1002

The Ambo Province is one of eleven provinces of the Huánuco Region in Peru. The capital of this province is the city of Huacrachuco.

Boundaries[edit]

Political division[edit]

The province is divided into eight districts, which are:

Ethnic groups[edit]

The province is inhabited by indigenous citizens of Quechua descent. Spanish, however, is the language which the majority of the population (74.53%) learnt to speak in childhood, 25.22% of the residents started speaking using the Quechua language (2007 Peru Census).[1]

See also[edit]

Sources[edit]

  1. ^ inei.gob.pe Archived January 27, 2013, at the Wayback Machine. INEI, Peru, Censos Nacionales 2007



Coordinates: 10°08′S 76°12′W / 10.133°S 76.200°W / -10.133; -76.200