Caravelí Province

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Caravelí
Location of Caravelí in the Arequipa Region
Location of Caravelí in the Arequipa Region
CountryPeru
RegionArequipa
CapitalCaravelí
Government
 • MayorDiego Arturo Montesinos Neyra
(2019-2022)
Area
 • Total13,139.86 km2 (5,073.33 sq mi)
Population
 • Total41,346
 • Density3.1/km2 (8.1/sq mi)
UBIGEO0403
Websitewww.municaraveli.gob.pe
Aerial view of Caravelí Province

Caravelí Province is one of eight provinces in the Arequipa Region of Peru.

Political divisions[edit]

The province is divided into thirteen districts which are:

Ethnic groups[edit]

The province is inhabited by indigenous citizens of Aymara and Quechua descent. Spanish, however, is the language which the majority of the population (84.24%) learnt to speak in childhood, 14.49% of the residents started speaking using the Quechua language and 1.07 % using Aymara (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

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 15°46′22″S 73°21′57″W / 15.772764°S 73.365775°W / -15.772764; -73.365775