Matalaque District

Matalaque District is one of eleven districts of the General Sánchez Cerro Province in Peru.[1]

Matalaque
Country Peru
RegionMoquegua
ProvinceGeneral Sánchez Cerro
FoundedAugust 28, 1920
CapitalMatalaque
Government
 • MayorMarcos Coaquira Felipe
Area
 • Total557.23 km2 (215.15 sq mi)
Elevation
2,538 m (8,327 ft)
Population
 • Total1,430
 • Density2.6/km2 (6.6/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC-5 (PET)
UBIGEO180207

GeographyEdit

One of the highest peaks of the district is Puka Saya at approximately 5,320 m (17,450 ft). Other mountains are listed below:[2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ (in Spanish) Instituto Nacional de Estadística e Informática. Banco de Información Distrital Archived 2008-04-17 at the Wayback Machine. Retrieved April 11, 2008.
  2. ^ escale.minedu.gob.pe/ UGEL map General Sánchez Cerro Province (Moquegua Region)


Coordinates: 16°28′55″S 70°49′34″W / 16.4820°S 70.8262°W / -16.4820; -70.8262