Palca District, Tacna

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Palca

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Church of Causuri near the village of Palca
Church of Causuri near the village of Palca
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Location of Palca in the Tacna province
Country Peru
RegionTacna
ProvinceTacna
FoundedJune 8, 1959
CapitalPalca
Government
 • MayorAureliano Gutierrez Ayca
Area
 • Total1,417.86 km2 (547.44 sq mi)
Elevation
2,935 m (9,629 ft)
Population
 • Total1,106
 • Density0.78/km2 (2.0/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC-5 (PET)
UBIGEO230107

Palca District is one of ten districts of the province Tacna in Peru.[1]

Geography[edit]

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

References[edit]

  1. ^ (in Spanish) Instituto Nacional de Estadística e Informática. Banco de Información Distrital Archived 2008-04-23 at the Wayback Machine. Retrieved April 11, 2008.
  2. ^ escale.minedu.gob.pe - UGEL map of the Tarata Province (Tacna Region)


Coordinates: 17°46′41″S 69°57′35″W / 17.7780°S 69.9597°W / -17.7780; -69.9597