Yura District

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Yura
District
Country  Peru
Region Arequipa
Province Arequipa
Capital Yura
Government
 • Mayor Eleuterio León Sergio Ordoñez Yucra
Area
 • Total 1,942.9 km2 (750.2 sq mi)
Elevation 2,590 m (8,500 ft)
Population (2005 census)
 • Total 15,659
 • Density 8.1/km2 (21/sq mi)
Time zone PET (UTC-5)
UBIGEO 040128

Yura District is one of twenty-nine districts of the Arequipa Province in Peru.[1]

Geography[edit]

The highest peaks of the district is Ampato (Jamp'atu) at 5,290 m (17,360 ft). Other mountains are listed below:[2]

  • Anqas
  • Hatun P'ukru
  • Janq'u Apachita
  • Jichu Qullu
  • Khunurani
  • Misa Misani
  • Pata Qucha
  • Pilluni
  • P'isaq
  • Q'iwiri
  • Q'ulini
  • Sillani
  • T'akra
  • Urquña
  • Wallwani
  • Waqullani
  • Wayllas
  • Wilawi
  • Yana Qutu
  • Yana Urqu
  • Yuraq Apachita

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 Arequipa norte (Arequipa Region)


Coordinates: 16°15′04″S 71°40′52″W / 16.25111°S 71.68111°W / -16.25111; -71.68111