Huancabamba Province

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Huancabamba
Province
Soil erosion south of Huancabamba
Soil erosion south of Huancabamba
Location of Huancabamba in the Piura Region
Location of Huancabamba in the Piura Region
Country Peru
Region Piura
Founded March 20, 1861
Capital Huancabamba
Government
 • Mayor Marco Napoleón Velasco García
Area
 • Total 4,254.14 km2 (1,642.53 sq mi)
Elevation 1,929 m (6,329 ft)
Population
 • Total 123,456
 • Density 29/km2 (75/sq mi)
UBIGEO 2003

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