Antabamba Province

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Antabamba
Location of Antabamba in the Apurímac Region
Location of Antabamba in the Apurímac Region
CountryPeru
RegionApurímac
CapitalAntabamba
Area
 • Total3,219.01 km2 (1,242.87 sq mi)
Population
 • Total11,932
 • Density3.7/km2 (9.6/sq mi)
Websitewww.muniantabamba.gob.pe

Antabamba Province is one of the seven provinces of the Apurímac Region in Peru. The capital of the province is the city of Antabamba.

Boundaries[edit]

Geography[edit]

Antabamba Province covers an area of 1,242.33 square kilometres (479.67 sq mi). The Wansu mountain range traverses the province. Some of the highest peaks of the province are listed below:[1]

Districts[edit]

The province is divided into seven districts:

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 (77.12%) learnt to speak in childhood, 22.26% of the residents started speaking using the Spanish language and 0.28% using Aymara (2007 Peru Census).[2]

Sources[edit]

  1. ^ escale.minedu.gob.pe - UGEL map of the Antabamba Province and the Grau Province (Apurímac Region)
  2. ^ inei.gob.pe Archived January 27, 2013, at the Wayback Machine INEI, Peru, Censos Nacionales 2007

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 14°25′S 72°45′W / 14.417°S 72.750°W / -14.417; -72.750