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Canta Province

Canta
Province
The town of Canta
The town of Canta
Location of Canta in the Lima Region
Location of Canta in the Lima Region
Country Peru
Region Lima
Capital Canta
Government
 • Mayor Francisco Roberto Osorio Montoya
Area
 • Total 1,687.29 km2 (651.47 sq mi)
Elevation 2,819 m (9,249 ft)
Population
 • Total 13,369
 • Density 7.9/km2 (21/sq mi)
UBIGEO 1504

Canta Province is a province in the Lima Region of Peru, situated approximately 105 kilometres (65 mi) to the northeast of the Peruvian capital, Lima.[1]

Geography

One of the highest peaks of the province is Chunta at 5,208 m (17,087 ft). Other mountains are listed below:[2]

  • Anta Mantay
  • Anta Phiruru
  • Aqu Mach'ay
  • Awkichani
  • Chakra Kancha
  • Chakra Mit'u
  • Ch'akiqucha
  • Luk'ana
  • Misk'i Pukyu
  • Parqa Rumi
  • Pistaq Mach'ay
  • Pukara
  • Qullpa P'iti
  • Raqray
  • Saywa
  • Silla Rumi
  • Tarapu
  • Tunshu Marka
  • Tuqtu Pallanka
  • Waqutu
  • Wayllas
  • Wira Qaqa
  • Yana Markan
  • Yana Punta
  • Yanama

Political division

The province is divided into seven districts.

Sources and notes

  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 Canta Province (Lima Region)