Ilo Province

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Ilo Province
Location of the province in the Moquegua region
Location of the province in the Moquegua region
coat of arms
coat of arms
Basic data
Country Peru
region Moquegua
Seat Ilo
surface 1381 km²
Residents 74,649 (2017)
density 54 inhabitants per km²
founding May 26, 1970
ISO 3166-2 PE MOQ
Website (Spanish)
Alcalde Provincial Gerardo Felipe Carpio Díaz
Coast at Ilo
Coast at Ilo

Coordinates: 17 ° 39 ′  S , 71 ° 19 ′  W

The province of Ilo is located in the Moquegua region in southern Peru . The province has an area of ​​1381 km². In the 2017 census, the population was 74,649. 10 years earlier it was 63,780. The administrative seat is the city of Ilo .

Geographical location

The province of Ilo extends along the Pacific coast in the southwest of the Moquegua region. It has a lengthwise extension in NW-SE direction of 65 km and extends almost 35 km inland. The province lies in the desert, arid coastal region. The Moquegua River flows through the province. The capital Ilo is located on the coast not far from the estuary.

The province of Ilo is bordered by the Arequipa region to the west, the Mariscal Nieto province to the northeast and the Tacna region to the southeast .

Administrative division

The province of Ilo consists of the following three districts. The district of Ilo is the seat of the provincial administration.

District Administrative headquarters
El Algarrobal El Algarrobal
Ilo Ilo
Pacocha Pueblo Nuevo

Web links

Commons : Province of Ilo  - Collection of images, videos and audio files