Sauce District

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Sauce
Sawsi
Sawsiqucha
Country Peru
RegionSan Martín
ProvinceSan Martín
FoundedMay 20, 1936
CapitalSauce
Government
 • MayorSebastian Calderon Bacon
Area
 • Total103 km2 (40 sq mi)
Elevation
600 m (2,000 ft)
Population
 • Total5,350
 • Density52/km2 (130/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC-5 (PET)
UBIGEO220913

Sauce (hispanicized spelling of Quechua sawsi willow)[1] is one of fourteen districts of the province San Martín in Peru.[2]

Geography[edit]

Located in the foothills of the Cordillera Oriental (Peru), the town is 614 m a.s.l. and 51 km south of the Tarapoto city, across the Huallaga River, 6°42’12” south latitude and 76°15’15” west longitude.

Places of interest[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Diccionario Quechua - Español - Quechua, Academía Mayor de la Lengua Quechua, Gobierno Regional Cusco, Cusco 2005 (Quechua-Spanish dictionary)
  2. ^ (in Spanish) Instituto Nacional de Estadística e Informática. Banco de Información Distrital Archived 2008-04-23 at the Wayback Machine. Retrieved April 11, 2008.


Coordinates: 6°41′23″S 76°13′02″W / 6.6898°S 76.2171°W / -6.6898; -76.2171