Daniel Alcides Carrión Province

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Daniel Alcídes Carrión
Province
Warmiwasi at the archaeological site of Warawtampu in the Yanahuanca District
Warmiwasi at the archaeological site of Warawtampu in the Yanahuanca District
Coat of arms of Daniel Alcídes Carrión
Coat of arms
Location of Daniel Alcídes Carrión in the Pasco Region
Location of Daniel Alcídes Carrión in the Pasco Region
Country Peru
Region Pasco
Capital Yanahuanca
Area
 • Total 1,887.23 km2 (728.66 sq mi)
Population
 • Total 41,530
 • Density 22/km2 (57/sq mi)
UBIGEO 1902
Website www.munidc.gob.pe

The Daniel Alcides Carrión Province (Spanish: Provincia de Daniel Alcides Carrión) is the smallest of three provinces that make up the Pasco Region in Peru. It was named after the medical student Daniel Alcides Carrión. The capital of this province is Yanahuanca.

Boundaries[edit]

Geography[edit]

The Rawra mountain range and the Rumi Cruz mountain range traverse the province. One of the highest peaks of the province is Puywanqucha at about 5,200 m (17,060 ft) above sea level. Other mountains are listed below:[1]

Districts[edit]

The province is divided into eight districts, which are:

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ escale.minedu.gob.pe - UGEL map of the Daniel Alcides Carrión Province (Pasco Region)

External links[edit]


Coordinates: 10°29′26″S 76°30′40″W / 10.490545°S 76.511208°W / -10.490545; -76.511208