Conchucos District

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Conchucos
Country  Peru
Region Ancash
Province Pallasca
Founded December 16, 1918
Capital Conchucos
Government
 • Mayor Juan Sinecio Miranda Tirapo
Area
 • Total 585.24 km2 (225.96 sq mi)
Elevation
3,180 m (10,430 ft)
Population
 • Total 7,660
 • Density 13/km2 (34/sq mi)
Time zone UTC-5 (PET)
UBIGEO 021503

Conchucos District is one of eleven districts of the Pallasca Province in Peru.[1]

Geography

One of the highest peaks of the district is Anka Pata at approximately 4,600 m (15,100 ft). Other mountains are listed below:[2]

  • Amaru
  • Hatun Hirka
  • Kiswar
  • Parya Chuku
  • Parya Qucha
  • Pillu Kunka
  • Pinqullu
  • Qullpa Raqra
  • Sapallu
  • Sinqa
  • Tawlli
  • Wachu Mach'ay
  • Wanaku
  • Wiqu Runtu
  • Yuraq Yaku

Some of the lakes in the district are Challwaqucha, Kinwaqucha, Llamaqucha, Paryaqucha and T'uruqucha.

See also

References

  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 Pallasca Province (Ancash Region)


Coordinates: 8°16′01″S 77°51′00″W / 8.26694°S 77.85000°W / -8.26694; -77.85000

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