Cotabambas Province

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Location of Cotabambas in the Apurímac Region
Location of Cotabambas in the Apurímac Region
Country Peru
Region Apurímac
Capital Tambobamba
 • Total 2,612.72 km2 (1,008.78 sq mi)
 • Total 44,028
 • Density 17/km2 (44/sq mi)

The Cotabambas Province is a province located in the Apurímac Region of Peru. The province has a population of 44,028 inhabitants. The capital of this province is the city of Tambobamba.


Political division[edit]

The province extends over an area of 2,612.72 square kilometers (1,008.78 sq mi) and is divided into six 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 (90.18%) learnt to speak in childhood, 9.55 % of the residents started speaking using the Spanish language and 0.17% using Aymara (2007 Peru Census).[1]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ INEI, Peru, Censos Nacionales 2007

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 13°56′31″S 72°10′52″W / 13.942°S 72.181°W / -13.942; -72.181