Location of Islay in the Arequipa Region
|• Mayor||Edgar Augusto Rivera Cervera |
|• Total||3,886.49 km2 (1,500.58 sq mi)|
|• Density||13/km2 (35/sq mi)|
The province is divided into six districts which are:
The province is inhabited by indigenous citizens of Aymara and Quechua descent. Spanish, however, is the language which the majority of the population (85.11%) learnt to speak in childhood, 10.59% of the residents started speaking using the Quechua language and 3.24% using Aymara (2007 Peru Census).