Pampas, Peru

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Coordinates: 12°23′56″S 74°52′0″W / 12.39889°S 74.86667°W / -12.39889; -74.86667

Pampas
Plaza de Armas, Pampas
Plaza de Armas, Pampas
Flag of Pampas
Flag
Coat of arms of Pampas
Coat of arms
Nickname(s): Ciudad de los Cuchimichis (The Cuchimichis City)
Pampas is located in Peru
Pampas
Pampas
Coordinates: 12°23′55.76″S 74°52′12.78″W / 12.3988222°S 74.8702167°W / -12.3988222; -74.8702167
Country Peru
Region Huancavelica
Province Tayacaja
Established 21 June 1825
Government
 • Mayor Jesús Américo Monge Abad
Area
 • Total 52.264 km2 (20.179 sq mi)
Elevation 3,276 m (10,748 ft)
Population
 • Total 11,566
 • Density 221.3/km2 (573/sq mi)
Time zone PET (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) PET (UTC-5)
Area code(s) 067
Website www.munitayacaja.gob.pe

Pampas is a city in Peru. It is the capital of the Tayacaja Province and it was established on June 21, 1825. According to the 2007 census had a population of 9,973 (11,566 in the metropolitan area).[1] It has an approximate altitude of 3,276 metres.

Transportation[edit]

The city is connected to the nearby cities like Huancayo and Ayacucho by partially paved roads.

Education[edit]

The city house a branch of the Universidad Nacional de Huancavelica and it is home of a local technical institute; the Instituto Tecnologico Pampas - Tayacaja.

Health[edit]

The city has now a new hospital, the Hospital Pampas that serve the city and the towns nearby.

Images[edit]

Panoramic of Pampas.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Instituto Nacional de Estadística e Informática (2007). "Censos Nacionales 2007: XI de Población y VI de Vivienda" (in Spanish). Retrieved November 12, 2008. Statistics taken of the agglomeration from Acraquia (799), Ahuaycha (794), Daniel Hernández (3.946) and Pampas (6.027) 

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