Antonio Raymondi Province
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Location of Antonio Raymondi in the Ancash Region
The province was split off from Huari Province in 1964 at the request of the inhabitants of its seat, Llamellín, and named after the native Italian geographer Antonio Raimondi, a prominent Peruvian scientist in the later half of the 19th century. He wrote the book "Departamento de Ancachs".
The people in the province are mainly indigenous citizens of Quechua descent. Quechua is the language which the majority of the population (76.21%) learnt to speak in childhood, 23.32% of the residents started speaking using the Spanish language (2007 Peru Census).
Antonio Raimondi is divided into six districts, which are:
|Aczo||Perzy Julio Mory Espinoza|
|Chaccho||Ceferino Adrian Lopez Trujillo|
|Chingas||Victor Galindo Vasquez|
|Llamellín||Robert Nilton Torres Torres|
|Mirgas||Julio Rodriguez Sifuentes|
|San Juan de Rontoy||Felix Sandoval Diaz|
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