Pallasca Province

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Pallasca
Bolognesi District
Bolognesi District
Location of Pallasca in the Ancash Region
Location of Pallasca in the Ancash Region
CountryPeru
RegionAncash
CapitalCabana
Government
 • MayorJosé Sifuente (2011)
Area
 • Total2,101 km2 (811 sq mi)
Population
 • Total28,580
 • Density14/km2 (35/sq mi)
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The Pallasca Province (from Quechua Pallasqa) is one of 20 provinces of the Ancash Region in Peru.

Geography[edit]

One of the highest peaks of the province is Utkhu Qucha at approximately 4,600 m (15,100 ft). Other mountains are listed below:[1]

  • Allqu Maka
  • Amaru
  • Chawpi Qucha
  • Chunta
  • Hatun Hirka
  • Kiswar
  • Lasu
  • Llama
  • Mankha Qutu
  • Minas Urqu
  • Parya Chuku
  • Parya Qucha
  • Puma Sallqa
  • P'iti Qucha
  • Sapallu
  • Sinqa
  • Tawlli
  • Tuku Wayin
  • Tullu Kancha
  • Urqun
  • Wachu Mach'ay
  • Wamani
  • Wanaku
  • Wawra
  • Wiqu Runtu
  • Wira Wira
  • Yuraq Yaku

Some of the lakes of the district are Challwaqucha, Kinwaqucha, Llamaqucha, Paryaqucha, Pusaqqucha, P'itiqucha, T'uruqucha and Wayq'uqucha.

Political division[edit]

Pallasca is divided into eleven districts, which are:

District Mayor (2011-2015)
Bolognesi Andres German Aparicio Reyes
Cabana Cosme Jesus Aranda Alvarez
Conchucos Alberto Alex Lara Vivar
Huacaschuque Ruben Ciceron Manrique Paredes
Huandoval Pedro Leon Paredes Tadey
Lacabamba Ysaias Filomeno Mariños Perez
Llapo Ananias Camacho Alva
Pallasca Nicolas Risco Orbegozo
Pampas Marcial Castillo Valerio Chavez
Santa Rosa Alejandro Gavidia Lopez
Tauca Juan Carlos Alejos Lopez

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://escale.minedu.gob.pe/ UGEL map Pallasca Province (AncashRegion)

Coordinates: 8°24′00″S 78°01′59″W / 8.40000°S 78.03306°W / -8.40000; -78.03306