Huallanca District, Bolognesi

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Huallanca
Wallanka
District
Huallanca as seen from Huamantanga
Huallanca as seen from Huamantanga
Country  Peru
Region Ancash
Province Bolognesi
Founded January 2, 1857
Capital Huallanca
Government
 • Mayor Teofilo Marcos Cervantes
Area
 • Total 873.39 km2 (337.22 sq mi)
Elevation 1,840 m (6,040 ft)
Population (2005 census)
 • Total 6,353
 • Density 7.3/km2 (19/sq mi)
Time zone PET (UTC-5)
UBIGEO 020508

Huallanca (hispanicized spelling) or Wallanka (Quechua for "mountain range"[1] and a cactus plant (Opuntia subulata)[2]) is a district of the Bolognesi Province in the Ancash Region of Peru.

Geography[edit]

The Wallanka mountain range mountain range traverses the district. Some of the highest mountains of the district are listed below:[3]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Teofilo Laime Ajacopa, Diccionario Bilingüe Iskay simipi yuyayk'ancha, La Paz, 2007 (Quechua-Spanish dictionary)
  2. ^ "Jatun Huancagaga". mincetur. Retrieved May 2, 2015. 
  3. ^ escale.minedu.gob.pe - UGEL map of the Bolognesi Province (Ancash Region)


Coordinates: 9°52′48″S 76°57′36″W / 9.88000°S 76.96000°W / -9.88000; -76.96000