Lampa Province

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Lampa
Province
Inmaculada Concepción church in Lampa
Inmaculada Concepción church in Lampa
Coat of arms of Lampa
Coat of arms
Location of Lampa in the Puno Region
Location of Lampa in the Puno Region
Country Peru
Region Puno
Capital Lampa
Government
 • Mayor Ciriaco Isidro Díaz Arestegui
(2007-2010)
Area
 • Total 5,991.73 km2 (2,313.42 sq mi)
Elevation 3,892 m (12,769 ft)
Population
 • Total 48,239
 • Density 8.1/km2 (21/sq mi)
UBIGEO 2107
Website www.munilampa.gob.pe

Lampa province is a province of the Puno region in Peru. Its population is about 50,000. The capital is Lampa.[1]

Geography[edit]

The Sillapaka mountain range traverses the province. Some of the highest mountains of the province are listed below:[2]

Political division[edit]

The province has an area of 5,791.73 square kilometers (2,236.20 sq mi) and is split into ten districts.

Ethnic groups[edit]

The people in the province are mainly indigenous citizens of Quechua descent. As of 2007, Quechua was the first language of 74.56% of the population; Spanish of 24.84%; and Aymara of 0.37%.[3]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ (Spanish) Municipalidad Provincial de Lampa, Municipalidad Provincial de Lampa, Retrieved November 8, 2007.
  2. ^ escale.minedu.gob.pe - UGEL map of the Lampa Province (Puno Region)
  3. ^ 2007 Peru Census, inei.gob.pe INEI, Peru, Censos Nacionales 2007

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Coordinates: 15°25′S 70°35′W / 15.417°S 70.583°W / -15.417; -70.583