Department of Pasco

Pasco (Spanish pronunciation: [ˈpasko]) is a region in central Peru. Its capital is Cerro de Pasco.

Department of Pasco

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Location of the Pasco Region in Peru
Coordinates: 10.5°S 75.3°W / -10.5; -75.3
CountryPeru
Subdivisions3 provinces and 28 districts
CapitalCerro de Pasco
Government
  GovernorPedro Ubaldo Polinar
(2019–2022)
Area
  Total25,319.59 km2 (9,775.95 sq mi)
Highest elevation
4,380 m (14,370 ft)
Lowest elevation
256 m (840 ft)
Population
 (2017)
  Total254,065
  Density10/km2 (26/sq mi)
UBIGEO
19
Dialing code063
ISO 3166 codePE-PAS
Principal resourcesLead, zinc, silver and coal.
Percentage of Peru's GDP1.04%
Websitewww.regionpasco.gob.pe

Political division

The region is divided into 3 provinces (Spanish: provincias, singular: provincia), which are composed of 28 districts (distritos, singular: distrito).

Provinces

The provinces, with their capitals in parentheses, are:

Places of interest


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