San Jerónimo District (Luya)

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San Jerónimo District
Basic data
Country Peru
region Amazon
province LuyaTemplate: Infobox administrative unit / maintenance / other
Seat Paclas
surface 214.7 km²
Residents 633 (2017)
density 2.9 inhabitants per km²
founding February 5, 1861
ISO 3166-2 PE-AMA
Alcalde District Quelmer Gómez Poquioma

Coordinates: 5 ° 58 ′  S , 78 ° 1 ′  W

The district of San Jerónimo is one of the 23 Peruvian districts that make up the province of Luya in the Amazon region. The district has an area of ​​214.66 km². The population was 633 in the 2017 census.

Geographical location

It borders in the northeast with the province of Bongará , in the southeast with the district of San Cristóbal , in the west with the district Santa Catalina and in the northwest with the province Utcubamba .

San Jerónimo was founded as a district on February 5, 1861. The district capital is the village of Paclas. The village festival of Paclas is celebrated on August 5th.

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