Angaraes Province

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Angaraes
Province
Location of Angaraes in the Huancavelica Region
Location of Angaraes in the Huancavelica Region
Country Peru
Region Huancavelica
Capital Lircay
Government
 • Mayor Raul Victor Anyaipoma Bendezu (2007)
Area
 • Total 1,959.03 km2 (756.39 sq mi)
Population
 • Total 51,931 (2,005 census)
UBIGEO 0903

The Angaraes Province is one of seven provinces located in the Huancavelica Region of Peru. The capital of this province is the city of Lircay.

Boundaries[edit]

Political division[edit]

The province is divided into twelve districts, which 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 (78.63%) learnt to speak in childhood, 21.12% of the residents started speaking using the Spanish 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: 12°59′23″S 74°43′14″W / 12.989658°S 74.720489°W / -12.989658; -74.720489