Huancabamba Province

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Huancabamba
Soil erosion south of Huancabamba
Soil erosion south of Huancabamba
Location of Huancabamba in the Piura Region
Location of Huancabamba in the Piura Region
CountryPeru
RegionPiura
FoundedMarch 20, 1861
CapitalHuancabamba
Government
 • MayorMarco Napoleón Velasco García
Area
 • Total4,254.14 km2 (1,642.53 sq mi)
Elevation
1,929 m (6,329 ft)
Population
 • Total123,456
 • Density29/km2 (75/sq mi)
UBIGEO2003

Huancabamba Province is a landlocked province in the Piura Region in northwestern Peru. The province is the easternmost in the region.[1]

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Political division[edit]

The Province has an area of 4,254.14 square kilometers (1,642.53 sq mi) and is divided into eight districts.[2]

Population[edit]

The province has an approximate population of 125,000 residents.

Capital[edit]

The capital of the province is the city of Huancabamba.

This province is famous by Waringa Lake (Laguna de Huaringas).

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Coordinates: 5°14′22″S 79°26′59″W / 5.239573°S 79.449641°W / -5.239573; -79.449641