Huaytará Province

Huaytará Province is the largest of seven provinces located in the Huancavelica Region of Peru. The capital city is Huaytará. The province has a population of 17,247 inhabitants as of 2017.

Huaytará
Location of Huaytará in the Huancavelica Region
Location of Huaytará in the Huancavelica Region
CountryPeru
RegionHuancavelica
CapitalHuaytará
Government
 • MayorRicardo Yauricasa
Area
 • Total6,458.39 km2 (2,493.60 sq mi)
Population
 • Total17,247
 • Density2.7/km2 (6.9/sq mi)
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BoundariesEdit

GeographyEdit

Some of the highest mountains of the province are listed below:[1]

Political divisionEdit

The province is divided into sixteen districts, which are:

Ethnic groupsEdit

The province is inhabited by indigenous citizens of Quechua descent. Spanish is the language which the majority of the population (73.93%) learnt to speak in childhood, 25.85% of the residents started speaking using the Quechua language (2007 Peru Census).[2]

See alsoEdit

SourcesEdit

  1. ^ escale.minedu.gob.pe - UGEL map of the Huaytará Province (Huancavelica Region)
  2. ^ inei.gob.pe Archived 2013-01-27 at the Wayback Machine INEI, Peru, Censos Nacionales 2007

Coordinates: 13°36′13″S 75°21′11″W / 13.603713°S 75.353047°W / -13.603713; -75.353047