Andajes District

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Andajes
District
Country  Peru
Region Lima
Province Oyón
Founded January 2, 1857
Capital Andajes
Government
 • Mayor Juan Antonio Bernabe Conejo
Area
 • Total 148.18 km2 (57.21 sq mi)
Elevation 3,487 m (11,440 ft)
Population (2005 census)
 • Total 1,030
 • Density 7.0/km2 (18/sq mi)
Time zone PET (UTC-5)
UBIGEO 150902
Website https://web.archive.org/web/20100523150846/http://www.muniandajes.gob.pe/

Andajes District is one of six districts of the province Oyón in Peru.[1]

It is located in the northern highlands of the department of Lima Province Oyón 23 km to the NW of the town of Churín at an altitud of 3,487 meters.

Andajes historic village the land of "Martyrs of Democracy" cradle of delicacies called by the investigator Antonio Raimondi "Balcony of the Andes". It was created politically January 2, 1857 by General Ramón Castilla. Currently there are annexes: La Chimba and San Benito.

Etymologically the term Andajes place names comer from two Quechua. "Anta" means copper and "Jaja" or "casha" which means thorn. Another version is that it was named by Spanish Andaxes and eventually led to Andajes.

References[edit]

  1. ^ (in Spanish) Instituto Nacional de Estadística e Informática. Banco de Información Distrital Archived April 23, 2008, at the Wayback Machine.. Retrieved April 11, 2008.


External links[edit]

  • [1][ Andajes District Municipality]
  • [2][permanent dead link] [Lima Regional Government - Tourism - Andajes]
  • [3][Rural Webside Andajes Lima (Perú)]
  • [4][Map of travelers - Andajes (Perú)]
  • [5][Traveler daily - Andajes (Perú)]
  • [6] [Hotels, ecotourism, rented rooms, hostels, bed & breakfast Andajes (Perú)]
  • [7][Church - Andajes (Perú)]
  • [8] [Education - Andajes (Perú)]
  • [9][Water Festival - Andajes (Perú)]
  • [10] [Folkloric songs - Andajes (Perú)]
  • [11][Blancmange Festival - Andajes (Perú)]
  • [12][Water festival pictures - Andajes (Perú)]
  • [13][Caporales Party- Andajes (Perú)]
  • [14][Additional axes - Peru Truth Commission Report]
  • [15][Sol de oro and other memories - En Andajes]
  • [16][Map - Andajes]
  • [17][Archaeological Complex Antashuay - Andajes]
  • [18] [Archaeological site Antashuay - Andajes]
  • [19] [Traveler Pictures Churín 2010 - Antashuay - Andajes]
  • [20][Churín Spa]

Coordinates: 10°47′33″S 76°54′32″W / 10.7926°S 76.9089°W / -10.7926; -76.9089