Location of the province in the Moquegua region
|density||54 inhabitants per km²|
|founding||May 26, 1970|
|ISO 3166-2||PE MOQ|
|Alcalde Provincial||Gerardo Felipe Carpio Díaz
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 .
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 consists of the following three districts. The district of Ilo is the seat of the provincial administration.
|El Algarrobal||El Algarrobal|