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Anta Province

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Country  Peru
UBIGEO  0803
Area  1,876 kmĀ²
Capital  Anta
Website  www.anta.cus.mp.gob.pe
Region  Cusco Region
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Anta Province is one of thirteen provinces in the Cusco Region in the southern highlands of Peru.

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Map of Anta Province, Peru

Geography

The Willkapampa mountain range traverses the province. The highest peak of the province is Sallqantay at 6,271 metres (20,574 ft). Other mountains are listed below:

Political division

The province is divided into nine districts (Spanish: distritos, singular: distrito), each of which is headed by a mayor (alcalde). The districts, with their capitals in parenthesis, are:

  • Ancahuasi (Ancahuasi)
  • Anta (Anta)
  • Cachimayo (Cachimayo)
  • Chinchaypujio (Chinchaypujio)
  • Huarocondo (Huarocondo)
  • Limatambo (Limatambo)
  • Mollepata (Mollepata)
  • Pucyura (Pucyura)
  • Zurite (Zurite)
  • Ethnic groups

    The people in the province are mainly indigenous citizens of Quechua descent. Quechua is the language which the majority of the population (70.28%) learnt to speak in childhood, 29.35% of the residents started speaking in Spanish.

    References

    Anta Province Wikipedia


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