Chachas District


The town Chachas and Chachas Lake
Country  Peru
Region Arequipa
Province Castilla
Capital Chachas
  Mayor Mario Cecilio Huayhua Funes
  Total 1,190.49 km2 (459.65 sq mi)
Elevation 3,055 m (10,023 ft)
Population (2005 census)
  Total 1,992
  Density 1.7/km2 (4.3/sq mi)
Time zone PET (UTC-5)
UBIGEO 040404

Chachas District is one of fourteen districts of the province Castilla in Peru.[1]


The Chila mountain range traverses the district. One of the highest mountains of the district is Chila at 5,654 m (18,550 ft) above sea level. Other mountains are listed below:[2]

Machuqucha is the largest lake of the district. It lies on the border with the Orcopampa District.

See also


  1. (Spanish) Instituto Nacional de Estadística e Informática. Banco de Información Distrital Archived April 23, 2008, at the Wayback Machine.. Retrieved April 11, 2008.
  2. - UGEL maps of the Caylloma Province 1 and 2 (Arequipa Region)

Coordinates: 15°30′06″S 72°16′19″W / 15.5017°S 72.2719°W / -15.5017; -72.2719

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