Cajamarca Province

Cajamarca Province is a province of the Cajamarca Region in Peru. The capital of the province is Cajamarca.

Cajamarca
Flag of Cajamarca
Flag
Coat of arms of Cajamarca
Coat of arms
Location of Cajamarca in the Cajamarca Region
Location of Cajamarca in the Cajamarca Region
CountryPeru
RegionCajamarca
CapitalCajamarca
Government
 • MayorVíctor Andrés Villar Narro
Area
 • Total2,979.78 km2 (1,150.50 sq mi)
Elevation
2,720 m (8,920 ft)
Population
 • Total348,433
 • Density120/km2 (300/sq mi)
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Websitewww.municajamarca.gob.pe

GeographyEdit

One of the highest elevations of the province is the Llusk'a Qullpa mountain range at approximately 4,000 m (13,000 ft) on the border of the districts of Encañada and Namora. Other mountains are listed below:[1]

  • Allqay Wasi
  • Añas Qaqa
  • Chawpi Urqu
  • Chukuri
  • Ch'aki Qucha
  • Kampanayuq
  • Kinwa
  • Kinwa Pampa
  • Kinwayuq
  • Kiswar
  • Kiswarniyuq
  • Kuntur Puñuna
  • K'uchu Urqu
  • Maki Maki
  • Puma Pampa
  • Qucha Pata
  • Qullpa
  • Qullpayuq
  • Qutu Qaqa
  • Ranra
  • Rumi Urqu
  • Saywayuq
  • Suyt'u Rumi
  • Usnu
  • Wachwa
  • Wachwa Pampa
  • Waka Qucha
  • Waylla Kunka
  • Wira Kunka
  • Wisk'acha
  • Yana Qucha
  • Yana T'utura

Political divisionEdit

The province measures 2,979.78 square kilometres (1,150.50 sq mi) and is divided into twelve districts:

District Mayor
Asunción Juan Cornelio Torrel Rabanal
Cajamarca Víctor Andrés Villar Narro
Chetilla Israel Mendoza Tomay
Cospán Luciano Mendez Alcantara
Encañada Lifoncio Vera Sanchez
Jesús Marco Antonio Ruiz Ortiz
Llacanora Roberto Llamoga Ramirez
Los Baños del Inca Santos Julio Davila Silva
Magdalena Isaias Tarrillo Terrones
Matará Ramiro Alejandro Bardales Vigo
Namora Segundo Quiroz
San Juan Edinson Armando Teran Medina

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ escale.minedu.gob.pe/ UGEL map Cajamarca Province (Cajamara Region)

Coordinates: 7°09′25″S 78°31′03″W / 7.15694°S 78.51750°W / -7.15694; -78.51750