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Andahuaylas Province

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Country  Peru
Founded  21 June 1825
Region  Apurímac Region
UBIGEO  0302
Area  3,987 km²
Capital  Andahuaylas
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Website  www.muniandahuaylas.gob.pe

Andahuaylas Province is the second largest of the seven provinces of the Apurímac Region in Peru. The capital of the province is the city of Andahuaylas. The province is located in the north-eastern part of the region and measures 3,987.00 square kilometres (1,539.39 sq mi).

Contents

Map of Andahuaylas Province, Peru

Boundaries

  • North: Chincheros Province and Ayacucho Region
  • East: Abancay Province and Aymaraes Province
  • South: Ayacucho Region
  • West: Ayacucho Region
  • Political division

    The Andahuaylas province is divided into nineteen districts, which are:

    Ethnic groups

    The people in the province are mainly indigenous citizens of Quechua descent. Quechua is the language which the majority of the population (73.54%) learnt to speak in childhood, 26.09% of the residents started speaking using the Spanish language and 0.19% using Aymara (2007 Peru Census).

    References

    Andahuaylas Province Wikipedia


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