Grau Province

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Grau
Province
Location of Grau in the Apurímac Region
Location of Grau in the Apurímac Region
Country Peru
Region Apurímac
Capital Chuquibambilla
Area
 • Total 2,174.52 km2 (839.59 sq mi)
Population
 • Total 27,574
 • Density 13/km2 (33/sq mi)
UBIGEO 0307

Grau Province is one of the seven provinces of the Apurímac Region in Peru. The capital of the province is the city of Chuquibambilla.

The province was named after the naval officer Miguel Grau Seminario.

Boundaries[edit]

Political division[edit]

The province measures 2,174.52 square kilometres (839.59 sq mi) and is divided into fourteen 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 (81.28%) learnt to speak in childhood, 18.17% of the residents started speaking using the Spanish language and 0.22% using Aymara (2007 Peru Census).[1]

See also[edit]

Sources[edit]

  1. ^ inei.gob.pe INEI, Peru, Censos Nacionales 2007


Coordinates: 14°06′50″S 72°42′54″W / 14.11389°S 72.71500°W / -14.11389; -72.71500