Huaura Province

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Huaura
Province
The archaeological site of Acaray in the Huaura Province
The archaeological site of Acaray in the Huaura Province
Location of Huaura in the Lima Region
Location of Huaura in the Lima Region
Country Peru
Region Lima
Capital Huacho
Area
 • Total 4,891.92 km2 (1,888.78 sq mi)
Population
 • Total 180,000
 • Density 37/km2 (95/sq mi)
UBIGEO 1501

Huaura is one of nine provinces of the Lima Region on the Pacific coast of Perú. It has a population of about 180,000 inhabitants. It is bordered by the province of Barranca and the Ancash Region in the north, the provinces of Cajatambo and Oyón and the Pasco Region in the east, the province of Huaral in the south and the Pacific Ocean in the west. The capital of the province is Huacho.

Geography[edit]

Some of the highest mountains of the province are listed below:[1]

Political division[edit]

The 4,891.92 square kilometres (1,888.78 sq mi) is divided into twelve districts:

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ escale.minedu.gob.pe - UGEL map of the Huaura Province (Lima Region)


Coordinates: 11°06′24″S 77°36′18″W / 11.10667°S 77.60500°W / -11.10667; -77.60500