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Provinces of Peru

   

Provinces of Peru
 
There are 195 provinces in Peru, grouped into 25 regions except for the Lima Province which does not belong to any region.

Cusco is one of the regions. It is bordered by the Ucayali region on the north; the Madre de Dios and Puno regions on the east; the Arequipa region on the south; and the Apurímac, Ayacucho and Junín regions on the west. The capital of the Cusco region is the city of Cusco, the capital of the Inca Empire.
 
The Cusco region is divided into 13 provinces, which are composed of 108 districts. The provinces, with their capitals in parenthesis, are:

Acomayo (Acomayo)
Anta (Anta, Peru)
Calca (Calca)
Canas (Yanaoacá)
Canchis (Sicuani)
Chumbivilcas (Santo Tomás)
Cusco (Cusco)
Espinar (Yauri)
La Convención (Quillabamba)
Paruro (Paruro)
Paucartambo (Paucartambo)
Quispicanchi (Urcos)
Urubamba (Urubamba)

 

The Provinces of the Cusco Region

 

Acomayo Province is divided into seven districts. The districts, with their capitals in parenthesis, are:
Acomayo (Acomayo)
Acopia (Acopia)
Acos (Acos)
Mosoc Llacta (Mosoc Llacta)
Pomacanchi (Pomacanchi)
Rondocan (Rondocan)
Sangarará (Sangarará)
 
Anta Province is divided into nine districts. 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)
  

Calca Province is divided into eight districts each of which is headed by a mayor (alcalde). The districts, with their capitals in parenthesis, are:
Calca (Calca)
Coya (Coya)
Lamay (Lamay)
Lares (Lares)
Pisac (Pisac)
San Salvador (San Salvador)
Taray (Taray)
Yanatile (Quebrada Honda)

 

Canas Province is divided into eight districts. The districts, with their capitals in parenthesis, are:
Checca (Checca)
Kunturkanki (El Descanso)
Langui (Langui)
Layo (Layo)
Pampamarca (Pampamarca)
Quehue (Quehue)
Tupac Amaru (Tungasuca)
Yanaoca (Yanaoca)

 

Canchis Province is divided into eight districts. The districts, with their capitals in parenthesis, are:
Checacupe (Checacupe)
Combapata (Combopata)
Marangani (Marangani)
Pitumarca (Pitumarca)
San Pablo (San Pablo)
San Pedro (San Pedro)
Sicuani (Sicuani)
Tinta (Tinta)

  
Chumbivilcas Province is divided into eight districts:
Santo Tomás
Capacmarca
Chamaca
Colquemarca
Livitaca
Llusco
Quiñota
Velille
 

Cusco Province is divided into eight districts. The districts, with their capitals in parenthesis, are:
Ccorca (Ccorca)
Cusco (Cusco)
Poroy (Poroy)
San Jerónimo (San Jerónimo)
San Sebastián (San Sebastián)
Santiago (Santiago)
Saylla (Saylla)
Wanchaq (Wanchaq)

   
Espinar Province is divided into eight districts. The districts, with their capitals in parenthesis, are:
Alto Pichigua (Accocunca)
Condoroma (Condoroma)
Coporaque (Coporaque)
Espinar (Espinar)
Ocoruro (Ocoruro)
Pallpata (Hector Tejada)
Pichigua (Pichigua)
Suyckutambo (Suyckutambo)

  
La Convención Province is divided into ten districts. The districts, with their capitals in parenthesis, are:
Echarate (Echarate)
Huayopata (Ipal)
Kimbiri (Kimbiri)
Maranura (Maranura)
Ocobamba (Ocobamba)
Pichari (Pichari)
Quellouno (Quellouno)
Santa Ana (Quillabamba)
Santa Teresa (Santa Teresa)
Vilcabamba (Lucma)
    
Paruro Province is divided into nine districts. The districts, with their capitals in parenthesis, are:
Accha (Accha)
Ccapi (Ccapi)
Colcha (Colcha)
Huanoquite (Huanoquite)
Omacha (Omacha)
Paccaritambo (Paccaritambo)
Paruro (Paruro)
Pillpinto (Pillpinto)
Yaurisque (Yaurisque)
 
Paucartambo Province is divided into six districts. The districts, with their capitals in parenthesis, are:
Caicay (Caicay)
Challabamba (Challabamba)
Colquepata (Colquepata)
Huancarani (Huancarani)
Kosñipata (Pillcopata)
Paucartambo (Paucartambo)
 

Quispicanchi Province is divided into twelve districts. The districts, with their capitals in parenthesis, are:
Andahuaylillas (Andahuaylillas)
Camanti (Quince Mil)
Ccarhuayo (Ccarhuayo)
Ccatca (Ccatca)
Cusipata (Cusipata)
Huaro (Huaro)
Lucre (Lucre)
Marcapata (Marcapata)
Ocongate (Ocongate)
Oropesa (Oropesa)
Quiquijana (Quiquijana)
Urcos (Urcos)

 

Urubamba Province is divided into seven districts. The districts, with their capitals in parenthesis, are:
Chinchero (Chinchero)
Huayllabamba (Huayllabamba)
Machupicchu (Machupicchu)
Maras (Maras)
Ollantaytambo (Ollantaytambo)
Urubamba (Urubamba)
Yucay (Yucay)

 

  

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