Concepción, Junín

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Concepción
Town
Central square
Central square
Concepción is located in Peru
Concepción
Concepción
Coordinates: 11°55′06.52″S 75°18′46.40″W / 11.9184778°S 75.3128889°W / -11.9184778; -75.3128889
Country  Peru
Region Junín
Province Concepción
District Concepción
Government
 • Mayor Oscar Enrique Berrios Fuentes
Elevation 3,283 m (10,771 ft)
Time zone PET (UTC-5)
Website www.municoncepcion.gob.pe

Concepción is a town in central Peru, capital of the province Concepción in the region Junín.[1][2] During the War of the Pacific in July 1882, Concepción was the location of the Battle of La Concepción, in which a force of 77 Chilean soldiers was annihilated by 1,300 Peruvians.

References[edit]

  1. ^ (Spanish) Municipalidad Provincial de Concepción. Municipalidad Provincial de Concepción. Retrieved March 1, 2008
  2. ^ * (Spanish) Instituto Nacional de Estadística e Informática. Banco de Información Digital Archived April 23, 2008, at the Wayback Machine.. Retrieved March 1, 2008.

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Coordinates: 11°55′06.52″S 75°18′46.40″W / 11.9184778°S 75.3128889°W / -11.9184778; -75.3128889