Camporredondo district

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Camporredondo district
Basic data
Country Peru
region Amazon
province LuyaTemplate: Infobox administrative unit / maintenance / other
Seat Camporredondo
surface 376 km²
Residents 6473 (2017)
density 17 inhabitants per km²
founding November 3, 1933
ISO 3166-2 PE-AMA
Alcalde District Ceiber Albert Lozano Vásquez
Church in Camporredondo
Church in Camporredondo

Coordinates: 6 ° 13 ′  S , 78 ° 19 ′  W

The Camporredondo district is one of 23 districts in the Luya Province in the Amazonas region of northern Peru . The district has an area of ​​219 km². In the 2017 census, the population was 6,473. In 1993 it was 4907, in 2007 it was 6,076.

Originally Camporredondo was called Cocochillo . In 1934, when Camporredondo was upgraded to the district capital, it changed its name to Camporredondo , in honor of the Peruvian politician Don José Braulio de Camporredondo (1783-1837), Peruvian interim president in 1833 , who came from the Amazon . The capital Camporredondo is also home to the headquarters of the Camporredondo parish.

Geographical location

In the north, the Camporredondo district borders on the Conila district , in the east on the Ocallí district , in the south on the Providencia district and in the south-west on the Chimban district .

Sons and Daughters of Camporredondo

  • Federico Kauffman Doig was born in Chiclayo , but spent part of his childhood in Camporredondo. He works as a historian and archaeologist and is one of the greatest figures in the exploration of Kuelap . He was also the Peruvian ambassador to Germany.
  • César Olano Aguilar is the current Rector of Alas Peruanas Private University . He was also active for APRA in the 1980s .

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