Huamalíes Province


The upper Marañón River in the Huamalíes Province

Location of Huamalíes in the Huánuco Region
Country Peru
Region Huánuco
Capital Llata
  Mayor Eduardo Grover Quino Herrera
  Total 3,144.50 km2 (1,214.10 sq mi)
Population (2005 census)
  Total 68,809
  Density 22/km2 (57/sq mi)

The Huamalíes Province is one of eleven provinces of the Huánuco Region in Peru. The capital of this province is the city of Llata.



Some of the highest mountains of the province are listed below:[1]

Political division

The province is divided into eleven districts, which are:

Ethnic groups

The people in the province are mainly indigenous citizens of Quechua descent. Quechua is the language which the majority of the population (53.30%) learnt to speak in childhood, 46.23% of the residents started speaking using the Spanish language (2007 Peru Census).[2]


Some of the most important archaeological sites of the province are Anku, Awila Qhincha Mach'ay, Awkin Punta, Awqa Punta, Isuq, K'ipakhara, Miyu Pampa, Phiruru, Pumaq Hirka, Qillqay Mach'ay, Susupillu, Urpish, Wanqaran and Wat'a, some of which were declared a National Cultural Heritage.[3]

See also


  1. - UGEL map of the Huamalíes Province (Huánuco Region)
  2. INEI, Peru, Censos Nacionales 2007
  3. "Bùsqueda". mincetur. Retrieved May 31, 2016.

Coordinates: 9°32′59″S 76°49′01″W / 9.549620°S 76.816921°W / -9.549620; -76.816921

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