1 June 1984
La Libertad Region
Ascope is a province in the La Libertad Region, Peru. It is bordered by the Trujillo Province on the south; the Pacasmayo Province on the north; the Cajamarcan province of Contumazá and the Otuzco and Gran Chimú provinces on the east; and the Pacific Ocean on the west. Its capital is Ascope.
Ascope Province Wikipedia
The province is divided into eight districts (Spanish: distritos, singular: distrito), each of which is headed by a mayor (alcalde):Santiago de Cao