Huamantanga District

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Huamantanga

Waman Tanka
Country Peru
RegionLima
ProvinceCanta
CapitalHuamantanga
Government
 • MayorJavier Cataño Flores
Area
 • Total487.93 km2 (188.39 sq mi)
Elevation
3,392 m (11,129 ft)
Population
 (2017)
 • Total686
 • Density1.4/km2 (3.6/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC-5 (PET)
UBIGEO150403

Huamantanga (from Quechua Waman Tanka, meaning "falcon bifurcation") is one of seven districts of the Canta Province in Peru.[1]

Geography[edit]

One of the highest mountains of the district is Tuntuman at approximately 4,600 m (15,100 ft). Other mountains are listed below:[2]

  • Awki Pampa
  • Chuqi P'itaq
  • K'uchu Qucha
  • Mina Hirka
  • Pakay Marka
  • Pampa Kancha
  • Parqa Rumi
  • Pirwa Rumi
  • Ruphay Pampa
  • Tuqtu Pallanka
  • Tunshu Marka
  • Wankaray
  • Wintu
  • Yana Punta

References[edit]

  1. ^ (in Spanish) Instituto Nacional de Estadística e Informática. Banco de Información Distrital Archived 2008-04-23 at the Wayback Machine. Retrieved April 11, 2008.
  2. ^ escale.minedu.gob.pe - UGEL map of the Canta Province (Lima Region)


Coordinates: 11°29′56″S 76°44′57″W / 11.4989°S 76.7491°W / -11.4989; -76.7491