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The upper Marañón River in the Huamalíes Province
Location of Huamalíes in the Huánuco Region
|• Mayor||Eduardo Grover Quino Herrera|
|• Total||3,144.50 km2 (1,214.10 sq mi)|
|• Density||22/km2 (57/sq mi)|
Some of the highest mountains of the province are listed below:
The province is divided into eleven districts, which are:
The people in the province are mainly indigenous citizens of Quechua descent. Quechua is the language which the majority of the population (53.30%) learnt to speak in childhood, 46.23% of the residents started speaking using the Spanish language (2007 Peru Census).
Some of the most important archaeological sites of the province are Anku, Awila Qhincha Mach'ay, Awkin Punta, Awqa Punta, Isuq, K'ipakhara, Miyu Pampa, Phiruru, Pumaq Hirka, Qillqay Mach'ay, Susupillu, Urpish, Wanqaran and Wat'a, some of which were declared a National Cultural Heritage.
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