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Cusco
Province
Location of Cusco in the Cusco Region
Location of Cusco in the Cusco Region
Country Peru
Region Cusco
Area
 • Total 617.0 km2 (238.2 sq mi)
Population
 • Total 348,493 (2,005 census)
 • Density 564.8/km2 (1,463/sq mi)
UBIGEO 0801
Website www.municusco.gob.pe

Cusco Province is the smallest of thirteen provinces in the Cusco Region in southern Peru.

Political division

The province has eight districts (Spanish: distritos, singular: distrito). Each of the districts are led by a mayor (alcalde). The districts, with their capitals, are:

  • Ccorca (Ccorca)
  • Cusco (Cusco)
  • Poroy (Poroy)
  • San Jerónimo (San Jerónimo)
  • San Sebastián (San Sebastián)
  • Santiago (Santiago)
  • Saylla (Saylla)
  • Wanchaq (Wanchaq)

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