Quilcapuncu District

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Quilcapuncu
Quillqa Punku
District
Country  Peru
Region Puno
Province San Antonio de Putina
Founded November 26, 1986
Capital Quilcapuncu
Government
 • Mayor Marino Catacora
Area
 • Total 516.66 km2 (199.48 sq mi)
Elevation 3,910 m (12,830 ft)
Population (2007 census)
 • Total 5,131
 • Density 9.9/km2 (26/sq mi)
Time zone PET (UTC-5)
UBIGEO 211004

Quilcapuncu District is one of five districts of the San Antonio de Putina Province in Peru.[1]

History[edit]

Quilcapuncu District was created in November 26, 1986, in Alan García term.

Geography[edit]

One of the highest peaks of the district is Usu at approximately 5,000 m (16,000 ft). Other mountains are listed below:[2]

  • Janq'u Qala
  • Japu
  • Kiswarani
  • Kuntur Ikiña
  • Kuntur Jaqhi
  • Laramani
  • Lawani
  • Limani
  • Lisa
  • Mamanini
  • Muru Urqu
  • Pichaqani
  • Pirwa Pirwani
  • Pirwani
  • Puka Kunka
  • Putus Qullu
  • Qillqa
  • Qillwani
  • Qutañani
  • Q'illu
  • Sapa Wisk'achani
  • Silla Kunka
  • Sura Pata
  • Tira Pünqu
  • Waka Tuqtu
  • Waraq Qullu
  • Wari Warini
  • Wat'a
  • Wayllani
  • Wicha Kunka
  • Wila Chaka
  • Wila K'ark'a
  • Yana Urqu

Authorities[edit]

Mayors[edit]

  • 2011-2014: Marino Catacora Ticona.
  • 2007-2010: Leonardo Lipa Alvarez.

Festivities[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ (in Spanish) Instituto Nacional de Estadística e Informática. Banco de Información Distrital Archived April 23, 2008, at the Wayback Machine.. Retrieved April 11, 2008.
  2. ^ escale.minedu.gob.pe/ UGEL map Crucero 2 and Putina Province (Puno Region)

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Coordinates: 14°53′39″S 69°44′12″W / 14.8941°S 69.7367°W / -14.8941; -69.7367