San Juan de Tarucani District

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San Juan de Tarucani
Tarujani
District
Lake Salinas, Tarucani District
Lake Salinas, Tarucani District
Country  Peru
Region Arequipa
Province Arequipa
Founded June 15, 1962
Capital Tarucani
Government
 • Mayor Floro Choque Vilca
Area
 • Total 2,264.59 km2 (874.36 sq mi)
Elevation 4,210 m (13,810 ft)
Population (2005 census)
 • Total 2,296
 • Density 1.0/km2 (2.6/sq mi)
Time zone PET (UTC-5)
UBIGEO 040119

San Juan de Tarucani District (Aymara Tarujani, taruja deer,[1] -ni a suffix, "the one with deer") is one of 29 districts of the province Arequipa in Peru.[2]

Geography[edit]

The highest elevation of the district is the Misti volcano at 5,822 m (19,101 ft). Other mountains are listed below:[3]

  • Anta Q'awa
  • Anta Saya
  • Chachakumani
  • Chawpi Pampa
  • Ichhu Muqu
  • Iru Chaka
  • Iru Qullu
  • Janq'u Apachita
  • Janq'uri
  • Japu Sura
  • Jayuni
  • Jichu Qullu
  • Kinwani
  • Kunturi
  • Kunturini
  • Llallawi
  • Llallawani
  • Misa Misani
  • Misa Pilluni
  • Muru Qullu
  • Ñuñu Muqu
  • Pachakutiq
  • Palumani
  • Parwayuni
  • Pikchu Pikchu
  • Pilluni
  • Pirwani
  • Puka Apachita
  • Puka Kancha
  • Puka Muqu
  • Puka Pukayuq
  • Puka Urqu
  • Pukara
  • Puka Saya
  • Phichunchäni
  • Qayqu
  • Qillqata
  • Qiñwani
  • Qiwlla Pununa
  • Qullpani
  • Qullqirani
  • Quri Mit'a
  • Q'irayuq
  • Salla Chaka
  • Saywa
  • Saywani
  • Sinqa
  • Sura Wañusqa
  • Surallayuq
  • Suri Wasi
  • Takuni
  • Turi Qaqa
  • Turini
  • T'ula Muqu
  • Usqulluni
  • Wanqarani
  • Wanq'uni
  • Wayllani
  • Wayra Pata
  • Wila Muqu
  • Wila Muru Muru
  • Wila Wila
  • Wilani
  • Yana Salla
  • Yaritayuq
  • Yuraq Pilluni
  • Yuraq Urqu

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Radio San Gabriel, "Instituto Radiofonico de Promoción Aymara" (IRPA) 1993, Republicado por Instituto de las Lenguas y Literaturas Andinas-Amazónicas (ILLLA-A) 2011, Transcripción del Vocabulario de la Lengua Aymara, P. Ludovico Bertonio 1612 (Spanish-Aymara-Aymara-Spanish dictionary)
  2. ^ (in Spanish) Instituto Nacional de Estadística e Informática. Banco de Información Distrital. Retrieved April 11, 2008.
  3. ^ escale.minedu.gob.pe - UGEL map of the General Sánchez Cerro (Moquegua Region)


Coordinates: 16°10′59″S 71°04′01″W / 16.18306°S 71.06694°W / -16.18306; -71.06694