Pamparomas District

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Pamparomas
Pamparumas
District
Location of Pamparomas in the Huaylas province
Location of Pamparomas in the Huaylas province
Country  Peru
Region Ancash
Province Huaylas
Founded January 2, 1857
Capital Pamparomas
Subdivisions 43 hamlets
Government
 • Mayor Adrián Palmadera Milla (2012)
Area
 • Total 496.35 km2 (191.64 sq mi)
Elevation 2,862 m (9,390 ft)
Population (2002 est.)
 • Total 9,484
 • Density 19/km2 (49/sq mi)
Time zone PET (UTC-5)
UBIGEO 021206
Website munipamparomas.gob.pe

The Pamparomas District is one of 10 districts in the Huaylas Province in the Ancash Region of Peru. The capital of the district is the village of Pamparomas.[1]

History[edit]

The district was founded on January 2, 1857.

Location[edit]

The district is located in the south-western part of the province at an elevation of 2,862m in the black mountains (Spanish: Cordillera Negra). The provinces capital Caraz is located at a distance of 80 km. The nearest large city is the city of Chimbote, located on the pacific coast at a distance of 140 km from Pamparomas.

Political division[edit]

The district is divided into 43 hamlets (Spanish: caseríos, singular: caserío):

Hamlets[edit]

Pamparomas Valley[edit]

  • Racratumanca
  • Karka
  • Pampap
  • Llacta
  • Marco
  • Perkirka
  • Puquio
  • San Juanito
  • Chorrillos
  • Pueblo Pamparomas
  • Queropuquio
  • Carash
  • Ullpan
  • Achauas

Chaclancayo Valley[edit]

  • Cajabamba Alta
  • Cajabamba Baja
  • Putaca
  • Chaclancayo
  • Punin
  • Marmay
  • Cullashcunca
  • Huaracpampa
  • Chunya Ruri
  • Santa rosa de Coto
  • Santa Rosa de Catedral
  • Chunya
  • Pías

Pisha Valley[edit]

  • Nununga
  • Ocshapampa
  • Antaraca
  • Pucará
  • Pisha
  • Quicacayan
  • Carampa
  • Pampacancha
  • Huarac-huran
  • Pichiu
  • Carap
  • Huáscar
  • Carachuco
  • Capan
  • Huanchuy
  • Cajay

Ethnic groups[edit]

The people in the district are mainly indigenous citizens of Quechua descent. Quechua is the language which the majority of the population (81.62%) learnt to speak in childhood, 18.19% of the residents started speaking using the Spanish language (2007 Peru Census).[2]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ (Spanish) Official website of the Pamparomas District
  2. ^ inei.gob.pe INEI, Peru, Censos Nacionales 2007, Frequencias: Preguntas de Población: Idioma o lengua con el que aprendió hablar (in Spanish)

External links[edit]


Coordinates: 9°04′12″S 77°58′48″W / 9.07000°S 77.98000°W / -9.07000; -77.98000