Queropalca District

Queropalca District is one of seven districts of the province Lauricocha in Peru.[1]

Queropalca

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Queropalca
Queropalca
Country Peru
RegionHuánuco
ProvinceLauricocha
FoundedMay 12, 1962
CapitalQueropalca
Government
 • MayorCarlos Enrique Zambrano Santillan
Area
 • Total131.15 km2 (50.64 sq mi)
Elevation
3,831 m (12,569 ft)
Population
 • Total849
 • Density6.5/km2 (17/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC-5 (PET)
UBIGEO101004

GeographyEdit

The Waywash mountain range traverses the district. The highest peak of the district is Yerupaja at 6,635 m (21,768 ft) which is also the highest elevation of the range. Other mountains are listed below:[2]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ (in Spanish) Instituto Nacional de Estadística e Informática. Banco de Información Distrital Archived April 23, 2008, at the Wayback Machine. Retrieved April 11, 2008.
  2. ^ escale.minedu.gob.pe - UGEL map of the Lauricocha Province (Huánuco Region)


Coordinates: 10°10′45″S 76°48′10″W / 10.17917°S 76.80278°W / -10.17917; -76.80278