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The Mariscal Ramón Castilla Province (Spanish mariscal marshal, "Marshall Ramón Castilla") is one of the eight provinces in the Loreto Region of Peru. It was created by Law No. 22728 on October 18, 1979 by President Francisco Morales Bermúdez. The province was named after Ramón Castilla.

Mariscal Ramón Castilla
Location of Mariscal Ramón Castilla in the Loreto Region
Location of Mariscal Ramón Castilla in the Loreto Region
CountryPeru
RegionLoreto
FoundedOctober 18, 1979
CapitalCaballococha
Government
 • MayorGregorio León Quispe Sánchez
Area
 • Total37,412.94 km2 (14,445.22 sq mi)
Elevation
84 m (276 ft)
Population
 • Total55,294
 • Density1.5/km2 (3.8/sq mi)
UBIGEO1604

Its territory is mostly flat and covered by the Amazon Rainforest.

Political divisionEdit

The province is divided into four districts.

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Coordinates: 3°54′21″S 70°30′59″W / 3.90583°S 70.51639°W / -3.90583; -70.51639