Lircay, Peru

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Lircay
Town
Lircay is located in Peru
Lircay
Lircay
Coordinates: 12°59′22.77″S 74°43′13.76″W / 12.9896583°S 74.7204889°W / -12.9896583; -74.7204889
Country  Peru
Region Huancavelica
Province Angaraes
District Lircay
Government
 • Mayor Raul Victor Anyaipoma Bendezu
Elevation 3,278 m (10,755 ft)
Time zone PET (UTC-5)

Lircay is a town in Central Peru, capital of the province Angaraes in the region Huancavelica.[1] It is located at an altitude of 3,278 m. The town had a population according to the 2007 census of 6,563 people. Most of the people of the town belong to tha native American race.

Transportation[edit]

The city is connected to the city of Huancavelica by an unpaved road.

Education[edit]

The town is home of a local university; the Universidad para el Desarrollo Andino, and has a branch of the Universidad Nacional de Huancavelica. There are a local technical institute; the Instituto Tecnologico Lircay.

Health[edit]

Lircay has a clinic, Centro de Salud, that serves the city and the towns nearby.

References[edit]

  1. ^ (Spanish) Instituto Nacional de Estadística e Informática. Banco de Información Digital Archived 2008-04-23 at the Wayback Machine., Retrieved June 10, 2008

Coordinates: 12°59′22.77″S 74°43′13.76″W / 12.9896583°S 74.7204889°W / -12.9896583; -74.7204889