Lircay, Peru

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Lircay is located in Peru
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
 • 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.


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


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.


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


  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