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Huancané Province

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Country  Peru
UBIGEO  2106
Founded  19 September 1827
Capital  Huancané
Elevation  3,809 m (12,497 ft)
Website  www.mphuancane.pe.nu
Area  2,806 km²
Region  Puno Region
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Huancané Province (Aymara: Wankani  listen ) is a province of the Puno Region in Peru. The capital of the province is the city of Huancané.

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Map of Huancan%C3%A9 Province, Peru

Political division

The province measures 2,805.85 square kilometres (1,083.34 sq mi) and is divided into eight districts:

Ethnic groups

The people in the province are mainly indigenous citizens of Aymara and Quechua descent. Aymara is the language which the majority of the population (53.26%) learnt to speak in childhood, 30.82% of the residents started speaking using the Quechua language and 15.70% using Spanish (2007 Peru Census).

References

Huancané Province Wikipedia


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