Chuquibamba

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Chuquibamba

Chuqipampa
Town
Chuquibamba is located in Peru
Chuquibamba
Chuquibamba
Coordinates: 15°50′21.35″S 72°39′04.89″W / 15.8392639°S 72.6513583°W / -15.8392639; -72.6513583
Country Peru
RegionArequipa
ProvinceCondesuyos
DistrictChuquibamba
Government
 • MayorMiguel Angel Manchego Llerena
Elevation
2,945 m (9,662 ft)
Time zoneUTC-5 (PET)

Chuquibamba (Quechua: Chuqipampa, chuqi means "ore" and pampa means "plain") is a town in southern Peru, capital of the province Condesuyos in the region Arequipa.[1] It is the seat of the Territorial Prelature of Chuquibamba.

The population of Chuquibamba is 3,066 according to the 2005 census. It is the location of the high school Colegio Nacional San Luis Gonzaga which is over 100 years old.

References[edit]

  1. ^ (in Spanish) Instituto Nacional de Estadística e Informática. Banco de Información Digital Archived April 23, 2008, at the Wayback Machine, Retrieved January 9, 2008

Coordinates: 15°50′21.35″S 72°39′04.89″W / 15.8392639°S 72.6513583°W / -15.8392639; -72.6513583