Colcamar district

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Colcamar district
Basic data
Country Peru
region Amazon
province Luya ProvinceTemplate: Infobox administrative unit / maintenance / other
Seat Colcamar
surface 106.6 km²
Residents 1853 (2017)
density 17 inhabitants per km²
founding February 5, 1861
ISO 3166-2 PE-AMA
Website (Spanish)
Alcalde District Lester Mendoza Huamán
Colcamar's village square
Colcamar's village square

Coordinates: 6 ° 18 ′  S , 77 ° 58 ′  W

The Colcamar district is located in the Luya Province in the Amazonas region of northern Peru . The district has an area of ​​106.6 km². At the 2017 census, the district had 1,853 inhabitants. In 1993 the population was 2832, in 2007 2395. The district administration is located in Colcamar .

The Colcamar Village Festival takes place on September 24th. In Chuquichaca you can see the "Virgin of Chuquichaca", a statue of the Virgin Mary that is highly venerated by local and regional people.

The church of Colcamar with the city's patron, Saint Christophorus.

In the north, the Colcamar district borders on the Inguilpata district , in the east on the Chachapoyas province , in the southeast on the Tingo district , in the southwest on the Longuita district and in the east on the Ocumal district .

The main entrance to the Pisuquía district is the market in Yumal (Minas) in the Colcamar district, where the street ends.

Geographical location

Most of the district is in the mountains, but some villages are also located on the River Utcubamba , for example Chuquichaca and Shipamarca.

Places in the district

  • Cocha
  • Colcamar
  • Golac
  • Ponaya
  • Quillillic
  • Shipamarca
  • Tueta

Web links

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