Lámud District

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Lámud
District
Country  Peru
Region Amazonas
Province Luya
Founded February 5, 1861
Capital Lamud
Government
 • Mayor Horacio Baella Servan
Area
 • Total 69.49 km2 (26.83 sq mi)
Elevation 2,350 m (7,710 ft)
Population (2005 census)
 • Total 2,550
 • Density 37/km2 (95/sq mi)
Time zone PET (UTC-5)
UBIGEO 010501

Lámud is one of 23 districts of Luya Province in Amazonas Region, Peru.

Lámud is located in the mountainous region, and features ruins and caves of the Chachapoya culture. Lámud also is the head office of the government of the Province of Luya.

The public holiday of Lámud is celebrated on September 14, which is the holiday of the Lord of Gualamita.

Lámud borders with San Cristóbal District to the north, Valera District (Bongará Province) to the northeast, Huancas District to the southeast (Province of Chachapoyas), Luya District to the southeast, and with Trita District to the south-west.


Coordinates: 6°09′00″S 77°55′01″W / 6.15000°S 77.91694°W / -6.15000; -77.91694