Yauli Province

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Ferrocarril Central Andino near Antikuna pass
Location of Yauli in the Junín Region
Location of Yauli in the Junín Region
CapitalLa Oroya
 • MayorSaturnino Mc Gerson Camargo Zavala
 • Total3,617.35 km2 (1,396.67 sq mi)
 • Total40,390
 • Density11/km2 (29/sq mi)

The Yauli Province is one of the nine provinces in Peru that form the Junín Region. It is bordered to the north by the Pasco Region and the Junín Province, to the east by the Tarma Province, to the south by the Jauja Province and to the west by the Lima Region; the population of the province was estimated at 66,093 inhabitants in 2002. The capital of the Yauli Province is La Oroya.


The Paryaqaqa and Puwaq Hanka mountain ranges traverse the province; some of the highest mountains of the province are listed below:[1]

Some of the largest lakes of the province are Llaksaqucha, Markapumaqucha, Markaqucha, Pumaqucha, Putkaqucha, P'ukruqucha, Tuqtuqucha, Waqraqucha, Waskhaqucha (Carhuacayan) and Waskhaqucha (Morococha).

Political division[edit]

The Province of Yauli this divided into ten districts:


The archaeological site of Iskuqucha was declared a National Cultural Heritage in 2010.[2]

Coordinates: 11°31′17″S 75°54′33″W / 11.521514°S 75.909273°W / -11.521514; -75.909273


  1. ^ escale.minedu.gob.pe - UGEL map of the Huarochirí Province (Lima Region) and the Yauli Province (Junín Region)
  2. ^ El Peruano, Sistema Peruano de Información Jurídica, Resolución Viceministerial No. 0099-2010-VMPCIC-MC