Huamantanga District

Huamantanga

Waman Tanka
Country Peru
RegionLima
ProvinceCanta
CapitalHuamantanga
Government
 • MayorBernardo Alcides Espinoza Jimenez
Area
 • Total487.93 km2 (188.39 sq mi)
Elevation
3,392 m (11,129 ft)
Population
 • Total1,076
 • Density2.2/km2 (5.7/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC-5 (PET)
UBIGEO150403

Huamantanga (from Quechua Waman Tanka, meaning "falcon bifurcation") is one of seven districts of the Canta Province in Peru.[1]

Geography

One of the highest mountains of the district is Tuntuman at approximately 4,600 m (15,100 ft). Other mountains are listed below:[2]

  • Awki Pampa
  • Chuqi P'itaq
  • K'uchu Qucha
  • Mina Hirka
  • Pakay Marka
  • Pampa Kancha
  • Parqa Rumi
  • Pirwa Rumi
  • Ruphay Pampa
  • Tuqtu Pallanka
  • Tunshu Marka
  • Wankaray
  • Wintu
  • Yana Punta