El Collao Province

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El Collao
Province
Location of El Collao in the Puno Region
Location of El Collao in the Puno Region
Country Peru
Region Puno
Founded 1992
Capital Ilave
Area
 • Total 5,600.51 km2 (2,162.37 sq mi)
Population
 • Total 76,749
 • Density 14/km2 (35/sq mi)
UBIGEO 2105

El Collao Province is a province of the Puno Region in Peru,[1] created in 1992. The capital of the province is the city of Ilave.

Political division[edit]

The province measures 5,600.51 square kilometres (2,162.37 sq mi) and is divided into five districts:

District Mayor Capital Ubigeo
Capazo Eulario Modesto Mayta Ccollo Capazo 210502
Conduriri Pedro Montalico Quenta Conduriri 210505
Ilave Fortunato Calli Incacutipa Ilave 210501
Pilcuyo Isidro Lupaca Ticona Pilcuyo 210503
Santa Rosa Ismael Acero Mamani Mazo Cruz 210504

Geography[edit]

Some of the highest peaks of the province are Panti Usu and Suri. Other mountains are listed below:[2]

Ethnic groups[edit]

The people in the province are mainly indigenous citizens of Aymara descent. Aymara is the language which the majority of the population (76.51%) learnt to speak in childhood, 22.57% of the residents started speaking using the Spanish language and 0.65% using Quechua (2007 Peru Census).[3]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ (Spanish) Instituto Nacional de Estadística e Informática. Banco de Información Digital, Retrieved December 29, 2007
  2. ^ escale.minedu.gob.pe - UGEL map of the El Collao Province (Puno Region)
  3. ^ inei.gob.pe INEI, Peru, Censos Nacionales 2007


Coordinates: 16°05′07″S 69°38′13″W / 16.085278°S 69.637041°W / -16.085278; -69.637041