The Ocoña River with the town Ocoña in the background
Location of Camaná in Arequipa Region
|• Mayor||Marcelo Alejandro Valdivia Bravo |
|• Total||3,998.28 km2 (1,543.74 sq mi)|
|• Density||15/km2 (38/sq mi)|
The province was struck by the 2001 southern Peru earthquake, which occurred on June 23, 2001.
The province is divided into eight districts (Spanish: distritos, singular: distrito):
The province is inhabited by indigenous citizens of Quechua descent. Spanish is the language which the majority of the population (84.02%) learnt to speak in childhood, 13.30% of the residents started speaking using the Quechua language and 2.57% using Aymara (2007 Peru Census).