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Lampa province is a province of the Puno Region in Peru. Its population is about 40,856. The capital is Lampa.[1]

Lampa
Inmaculada Concepción church in Lampa
Inmaculada Concepción church in Lampa
Coat of arms of Lampa
Coat of arms
Location of Lampa in the Puno Region
Location of Lampa in the Puno Region
CountryPeru
RegionPuno
CapitalLampa
Government
 • MayorCiriaco Isidro Díaz Arestegui
(2019-2022)
Area
 • Total5,991.73 km2 (2,313.42 sq mi)
Elevation
3,892 m (12,769 ft)
Population
 • Total40,856
 • Density6.8/km2 (18/sq mi)
UBIGEO2107
Websitewww.munilampa.gob.pe

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GeographyEdit

The Sillapaka mountain range traverses the province. Some of the highest mountains of the province are listed below:[2]

Political divisionEdit

The province has an area of 5,791.73 square kilometers (2,236.20 sq mi) and is split into ten districts.

Ethnic groupsEdit

The people in the province are mainly indigenous citizens of Quechua descent. As of 2007, Quechua was the first language of 74.56% of the population; Spanish of 24.84%; and Aymara of 0.37%.[3]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ (in Spanish) Municipalidad Provincial de Lampa, Municipalidad Provincial de Lampa, Retrieved November 8, 2007.
  2. ^ escale.minedu.gob.pe - UGEL map of the Lampa Province (Puno Region)
  3. ^ 2007 Peru Census, inei.gob.pe Archived 2013-01-27 at the Wayback Machine INEI, Peru, Censos Nacionales 2007

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