Pasco Region

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Pasco Region
Bosque de Piedas Huayllay-Pasco Peru3.jpg
Official seal of Pasco Region
Location of the Pasco Region in Peru
Location of the Pasco Region in Peru
Coordinates: 10°30′S 75°18′W / 10.5°S 75.3°W / -10.5; -75.3Coordinates: 10°30′S 75°18′W / 10.5°S 75.3°W / -10.5; -75.3
Country Peru
Subdivisions 3 provinces and 28 districts
Capital Cerro de Pasco
 • Total 25,319.59 km2 (9,775.95 sq mi)
Highest elevation 4,380 m (14,370 ft)
Lowest elevation 256 m (840 ft)
Population (2004 estimate)
 • Total 277,475
 • Density 11/km2 (28/sq mi)
Dialing code 063
ISO 3166 code PE-PAS
Principal resources Lead, zinc, silver and coal.
Percentage of Peru's GDP 1.04%

Pasco (Spanish pronunciation: [ˈpasko]) is a region in central Peru. Its capital is Cerro de Pasco.

Political division[edit]

Map of the Pasco region showing its provinces

The region is divided into 3 provinces (Spanish: provincias, singular: provincia), which are composed of 28 districts (distritos, singular: distrito).

Celebration in Oxapampa.


The provinces, with their capitals in parentheses, are:

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