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Canta Province

Canta
The town of Canta
The town of Canta
Location of Canta in the Lima Region
Location of Canta in the Lima Region
CountryPeru
RegionLima
CapitalCanta
Government
 • MayorFrancisco Roberto Osorio Montoya
Area
 • Total1,687.29 km2 (651.47 sq mi)
Elevation
2,819 m (9,249 ft)
Population
 • Total13,369
 • Density7.9/km2 (21/sq mi)
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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)