Antabamba Province

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Location of Antabamba in the Apurímac Region
Location of Antabamba in the Apurímac Region
Country Peru
Region Apurímac
Capital Antabamba
 • Total 3,219.01 km2 (1,242.87 sq mi)
 • Total 11,932
 • Density 3.7/km2 (9.6/sq mi)

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



The Wansu mountain range traverses the province. Some of the highest peaks of the province are listed below:[1]

Political division[edit]

The province measures 1,242.33 square kilometres (479.67 sq mi) and 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]


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

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