Pasco Province

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Pasco Province
Waqurunchu, one of the highest mountains of the Pasco Province
Waqurunchu, one of the highest mountains of the Pasco Province
Location of Pasco in the Pasco Region
Location of Pasco in the Pasco Region
CountryPeru
RegionPasco
CapitalCerro de Pasco
Government
 • MayorMarco Antonio De la Cruz Bustillos
(2019-2022)
Area
 • Total4,758.57 km2 (1,837.29 sq mi)
Population
 • Total123,015
 • Density26/km2 (67/sq mi)
UBIGEO1901
Websitewww.munipasco.gob.pe

The Pasco Province is one of the three provinces that make up the Pasco Region in Peru. The capital of this province is the city Cerro de Pasco.

Boundaries[edit]

Geography[edit]

The Waqurunchu mountain range traverses the province. One of the highest mountains of the province is Waqurunchu at 5,748 m (18,858 ft). Other mountain are listed below:[1]

Administrative division[edit]

The province has an area of 4,758.57 square kilometers (1,837.29 sq mi) and is divided into thirteen districts.

Population[edit]

The province has an approximate population of 123,015 inhabitants (2017).

See also[edit]

Coordinates: 10°41′24″S 76°16′12″W / 10.69000°S 76.27000°W / -10.69000; -76.27000

References[edit]

  1. ^ escale.minedu.gob.pe - UGEL map of the Pasco Province (Pasco Region)