San Ramón, Junín

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Plaza de Armas de San Ramón

San Ramón is one of two main towns in the Chanchamayo Province of the Junín Region,[1] on the eastern slopes of the Andean Cordillera Oriental in Peru.[citation needed] The nearest town downstream is La Merced, the province's capital, at a distance of 12 km (7.5 mi).[1]


San Ramón, Chanchamayo, Junín, Perú

Situated at an elevation of 820 metres (2,690 ft) above sea level,[2] it lies at the confluence of Tarma River and Tulumayu which form the Chanchamayo River downstream and Perené River later.[citation needed] A nearby attraction in the jungle is the Terol Waterfall.[3]

West of the city, is the Toro Huajrashga Mountain.


The city has a population of circa 30,0000 inhabitants.[citation needed] It has a warm, humid tropical climate, with most of the precipitation occurs from December to March. Temperatures range between 14 and 31 °C (57 and 88 °F).[2] An airport with small airplanes serves the Central Jungle of Peru.[1]


  1. ^ a b c Rob Rachowiecki (2009). National Geographic Traveler Peru. National Geographic Society. p. 317. ISBN 978-1-4262-0390-9.
  2. ^ a b "Turismo". Municipalidad Distrital de San Ramón. Retrieved May 1, 2017.
  3. ^ Ashley E. Isaacson; Let's Go Inc. (December 13, 2004). Let's Go Peru 1st Edition. St. Martin's Press. p. 419. ISBN 978-0-312-33566-3.

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Coordinates: 11°07′29″S 75°21′25″W / 11.12472°S 75.35694°W / -11.12472; -75.35694