Huacllan District

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Huacllan
District
Coordinates: 11°58′43″S 77°4′47″W / 11.97861°S 77.07972°W / -11.97861; -77.07972Coordinates: 11°58′43″S 77°4′47″W / 11.97861°S 77.07972°W / -11.97861; -77.07972
Country  Peru
Region Ancash
Province Aija
Founded March 5, 1936
Capital Huacllan
Government
 • Mayor Wenceslao Lorenzo Hidalgo Gomero (2007)
Area
 • Total 37.91 km2 (14.64 sq mi)
Elevation 2,986 m (9,797 ft)
Population (2002 estimate)
 • Total 512
 • Density 14/km2 (35/sq mi)
Time zone PET (UTC-5)
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Huacllan District is one of 5 districts in the Aija Province, of the Ancash Region in Peru.

History[edit]

Simultaneously with the creation of the Province of Aija, by Law N°8188, Huacllan was elevated to the category of District. The degree of obtained advance and the progressive eagerness of its population, justified this promotion. Previously it had been an annex of the Succha District.

Capital[edit]

The district's capital is the town of Huacllán, located on the slopes of the Condorkaka at an elevation of 3.083 m. Its more important locality is San Isidro.