Cocabamba District

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Cocabamba District
Basic data
Country Peru
region Amazon
province LuyaTemplate: Infobox administrative unit / maintenance / other
Seat Cocabamba
surface 355.9 km²
Residents 1881 (2017)
density 5.3 inhabitants per km²
founding February 5, 1861
ISO 3166-2 PE-AMA
Alcalde District Segundo Pedro Culquimboz Rojas
Cocabamba luya amazon peru.jpg

Coordinates: 6 ° 37 ′  S , 78 ° 0 ′  W

The village square at the village festival.
The Cocabamba Church.

The Cocabamba district is located in the Luya Province in the Amazonas region of northern Peru . The district has an area of ​​355.85 km². The population was 1881 at the 2017 census. In 1993, in 2013, in 2007, 2240 inhabitants were counted. The district administration is located in the village of Cocabamba.

Geographical location

In the north, the Cocabamba district borders on the Pisuquía district , in the east with the María , Santo Tomás district and the Leimebamba district , in the south-east with the Balsas district , in the south-west with the Celendín district , in the west with the Chumuch district . Cocabamba is located in a very hot area at a point where the valleys drop from the heights of Santo Tomás towards Marañón . There are waterfalls and ruins of the Chachapoya people in and around Cocabamba . To get to Cocabamba, take a taxi or bus in Chachapoyas and drive to Santo Tomás, where the road ends. From there you can continue on foot or on the back of a mule.

The village festival in Cocabamba is celebrated on October 8th. The Cocabamba district belongs to the parish of Santo Tomás.

Villages and homesteads in the Cocabamba district

  • Arteago
  • Asquita
  • Barianas
  • Buena Vista
  • Buillal
  • Caðabrava
  • Cedro
  • Chuillon
  • Cocabamba
  • Cuentas
  • Dashmal
  • Guayaquil
  • Hualpuc
  • La Baleriana
  • La Granadilla
  • La Lucma
  • Lambe
  • Livian
  • Mapish
  • Mendan
  • Molino
  • Mula Corral
  • Mushca
  • Nevoran
  • Pacae Grande
  • Pacpapampa
  • Pahuana
  • Punta
  • Quemia
  • Quisquis
  • Samana
  • San Lucas
  • Shumbuy
  • Siogue
  • Siprayacu
  • Tupen Chico
  • Yomblon

Almost all of the villages and farms in the Cocabamba district are located in the mountains. B. Tupen Grande, lie on the banks of the Marañón River .

Web links

Commons : Cocabamba District  - Collection of images, videos and audio files

See also