Tigre district

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Tigre district
The Tigre district is located in the northeast of the Loreto province
The Tigre district is located in the northeast of the Loreto province
Basic data
Country Peru
region Loreto
province LoretoTemplate: Infobox administrative unit / maintenance / other
Seat Intuto
surface 20,138 km²
Residents 7404 (2017)
density 0.4 inhabitants per km²
founding July 2, 1943
ISO 3166-2 PE-LOR
Alcalde District Tito Mayanchi Tuytuy

Coordinates: 3 ° 29 ′  S , 74 ° 47 ′  W

The Tigre District is located in the Loreto Province in the Loreto Region in northeastern Peru . It was founded on July 2, 1943. The district has an area of ​​20,138 km². The 2017 census counted 7,404 inhabitants. In 1993 the population was 5564, in 2007 it was 7304. The administrative seat is the 125  m high village Intuto with 1701 inhabitants located on the right bank of the Río Tigre (as of 2017). Intuto is 175 km northwest of the provincial capital Nauta .

The Urarina and Quechua Pastaza ethnic groups live in the district .

Geographical location

The Tigre district is located in the Peruvian Amazon in the northeast of the Loreto province. The Rio Tigre and its left tributary Río Pucacuro flow through the district in a predominantly south-southeast direction.

The Tigre district borders in the west on the Trompeteros district , in the northwest on Ecuador , in the northeast on the Napo district ( Maynas province ), in the east on the Alto Nanay district (also in the Maynas province), in the south on the Nauta district and in Southwest to the Urarinas district .

Individual evidence

  1. ^ Peru: Loreto region - provinces and districts . www.citypopulation.de. Retrieved May 23, 2020.