Loreto Province

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Loreto
Province
Nauta
Nauta
Location of Loreto in the Loreto Region
Location of Loreto in the Loreto Region
Country Peru
Region Loreto
Capital Nauta
Area
 • Total 67,434.12 km2 (26,036.46 sq mi)
Elevation 111 m (364 ft)
Population
 • Total 63,515
 • Density 0.94/km2 (2.4/sq mi)
UBIGEO 1603

The Loreto Province is one of the seven provinces in the Loreto Region of Peru. The capital of the province is the historic town of Nauta. This biologically and culturally diverse region includes the Pacaya–Samiria National Reservation, and is also home to many indigenous peoples, (such as the Cocama, Omagua, Iquito people and Urarina), as well as peasants (ribereños) who live off the land and aquatically rich rivers.

Political division[edit]

The province is divided into five districts.

Places of interest[edit]


Coordinates: 4°34′12″S 73°46′48″W / 4.57000°S 73.78000°W / -4.57000; -73.78000