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historical demographical data of the urban centers


PLACE NAMEdept.variants of the namee199819951993199119901988198119711969196119531951194519401936193119271925192019081900189618901886187718761871186118501839182718201812180017911614particularselevationfound.yr
source:*=capitalSYBBBB,CGEW/aggl.MWANHC,WGIAWGIA,WG,DVHAMIEBEBAG,SYAGHB,HGHGFBAGRL,WWAG,RLAGAGAGAGAGAGMIMIMIMIMIMIMIMI
AbancayAP*Avancay49,547,019,89,17,56,05,02194
Alto, El -> see:El Alto
ArequipaAQ619,2108,0194,7129,3103,497,087,361,046,065,058,044,040,035,035,030,029,2at foot of Volcán Misti, destroyed by earthquake 18682303prehist.
Arequipa (agglomeration)AQ*710,1725,8713,2624,5591,7498,0302,0156,779,235,026,025,025,028,024,01540
Avancay> see:Abancay
AyacuchoAY*Huamanga, S.Juan d/l Frontera de Guamanga (-1825)119,0105,9108,994,257,427,923,823,820,118,320,020,020,014,34,020,027501539
AyaviriPN22,611,17,66,64474
Barranca LimaLM47,121,311,3
BarrancoLM40,753,546,542,41,7agglomeration of Lima
Barrio Obrero IndustrialLM90,6agglomeration of Lima
BellavistaCLSan José de Bellavista76,969,143,1agglomeration of Lima
Brea, La - > see:La Brea
BreñaLM112,499,8agglomeration of Lima
CajabambaCM7,35,3
CajamarcaCM*Caxamarca108,0111,892,685,662,327,622,720,217,115,615,012,015,012,02620prehist.
CallaoCL264,1250,0135,287,688,069,064,077,066,053,034,428,948,135,033,534,515,018,08,03,0agglomeration of Lima01537
Callao (agglomeration)CL*424,3684,1615,0515,2588,6560,0443,0335,4161,393,384,475,038,01671
CamanáAQ11,45,1
CañeteLMSan Vicente de Cañete20,77,25,00
CarazAC6,46,01,4suffered severe earthquake damage 1970
CasmaAC12,75,0
CatacaosPR40,812,125,025,020,0
Caxamarca> see:Cajamarca
CelendínCM8,55,6
Cerro Colorado6,0
Cerro de PascoJN*Pasco70,1170,572,155,621,425,220,919,215,014,013,013,044001771
ChachapoyasAZ* San Juan de la Frontera de Chachapoyas17,513,112,811,96,97,14,13,04,023281538
Chaclacayo8,7
ChancayLM19,06,1
ChepénLB29,916,1
ChiclayoLB*Saña Ilamada Collique375,1213,1134,778,343,036,032,635,035,030,011,320,011,312,001720
Chiclayo (agglomeration)LB668,1411,5448,4419,6394,8280,2140,886,9
ChimboteAC269,0314,7223,3102,897,164,010,04,2suffered severe earthquake damage 19700
Chincha AltaICChincha110,038,720,816,914,112,820,020,020,018,04,0
ChorrillosLM201,9141,931,7agglomeration of Lima0
Chocope19,0
ChosicaLM65,125,24,2853
ChotaCM8,35,0
ChulcanasPRChulucanas71,919,716,712,6
ChupucaJN5,48,4
Colán6,6
Concepción de Puno> see:Puno
CuscoCC*Cuzco278,6255,6302,7316,8255,389,6108,9105,478,359,949,845,240,040,037,015,030,030,022,018,4ancient capital of Inca empire, trad. founded 11th cent.3360pri/1534
El Alto8,5
EtenLB7,03,03,60
FerreñafeLB22,212,17,08,0
GuadalupeIC7,66,9
HuachoLM87,243,428,722,817,814,713,36,34,00
HuamachucoLB8,35,7
Huamanga> see:Ayacucho
HuancavelicaHV*Villa Rica de Oropesa35,125,824,720,911,010,66,03,99,038101572
HuancayoJN*305,0258,2242,8207,6199,284,895,091,250,338,931,528,720,0334018th cent.
HuantaAY11,25,7
HuánucoHN*(San) León de [los Caballeros de] Huánuco129,786,385,561,833,324,616,714,212,96,05,26,08,019121539
Huánuco (agglomeration)HN118,8169,27,5
HuaralLM34,211,5
HuarasAC*Huaraz79,065,661,245,120,315,713,312,114,018,07,68,07,617,017,0suffered severe earthquake damage 19703027prehist.
HuarmeyAC11,15,2
IcaIC*San Jerónimo de Ica (1640)194,8161,4153,7152,3144,0114,870,058,928,123,621,420,025,025,09,07,04381563
Ilabaya6,6
IloMG31,510,01,0
ImperialLM20,96,3
IquitosLR*334,0274,8293,1269,5247,9178,775,074,069,445,236,234,240,020,020,012,512,06,01061864
JaujaJN14,612,8
Jésus MaríaLM83,275,7agglomeration of Lima
JuanjuíSM9,35,1
JuliacaPN142,6135,589,087,733,620,46,03825
JunínJN9,05,0
La BreaNegritos14,8
La OroyaJNOroya33,631,724,719,015,914,54,03713
La UniónHN2,86,0
La VictoriaLM270,8203,4agglomeration of Lima
LambayequeLB30,010,66,06,30
León de los Caballeros de Huánuco> see:Huánuco
LimaLM421,6371,1300,01262,1964,8835,0657,8533,6373,9200,0260,0176,5140,9103,9113,0103,9101,5100,1100,01561535
Lima (agglomeration: Gran Lima)LM*6464,76022,25706,16414,55825,95493,94841,83418,52541,31901,9661,9443,0316,0130,3250,0180,0122,3160,1121,480,055,160,064,063,956,626,4
LinceLM80,582,4agglomeration of Lima
Llama7,1
Magdalena del MarLMMagdalena55,555,7agglomeration of Lima
MáncoraPR5,47,9
MarconaIC26,06,7
MirafloresLM114,1103,588,4agglomeration of Lima
MollendoAQ29,721,212,515,513,912,615,01,51,40
MonsefúLB17,211,1
MoqueguaMG*Santa Catalina de Guadalcazar del Valle de Moquegua44,831,529,421,57,85,15,05,07,013701626
MorochocaJN11,26,5
MotupeLB3,45,9
MoyobambaSM*Santiago de los Valles de Moyobamba31,326,022,914,38,49,87,07,17,08541539
NazcaIC22,813,6
Negritos> see:La Brea
Oroya, La -> see:La Oroya
PacasmayoLT17,612,04,01,10
Pachacamac8,5
PaijánLB12,75,8
PaitaPR18,79,6
Pasco> see:Cerro de Pasco
Pativilca15,31,1
Paucarpata6,8
PimentelLB9,16,3
PiscoIC55,626,722,119,216,114,62,73,50
PiuraPR*San Miguel de Piura308,2278,0306,5315,8297,2144,6111,4106,472,126,422,120,120,015,015,06,88,08,0501532
PucallpaUC*Pucaya220,9172,3161,2153,0140,7112,343,026,42,41840
Pueblo LibreLM94,683,951,5agglomeration of Lima
Puente Piedra5,2
Puerto MaldonadoMD*27,421,212,012,63,51,41,01,02071902
PunoPN*Concepción de Puno, San Carlos de Puno101,699,692,767,431,224,520,817,616,06,05,08,038531668
PuquioAY8,1
QuerecotilloPR10,66,2
QuillabambaCC16,88,60,2
RímacLM184,5144,1agglomeration of Lima
San Carlos de Puno> see:Puno
San IsidroLM71,2agglomeration of Lima
San Jerónimo de Ica> see:Ica
San José de Bellavista> see:Bellavista
San Juan de la Frontera de Chachapoyas> see:Chachapoyas
San Juan de la Frontera de Guamanga> see:Ayacucho
San León de los Caballeros de Huánuco> see:Huánuco
San Martín de PorrasLM404,9agglomeration of Lima
San Miguel de Piura> see:Piura
San Pedro de LlocLT11,57,5
San Vicente de Cañete> see:Cañete
SañaLM40,118,4
Saña Ilamada Collique> see:Chiclayo
SantaAC145,520,5
Santa Catalina de Guadalcazar del Valle de Moquegua> see:Moquegua
Santiago de ChucoLT5,25,1
Santiago de SurcoLMSurco146,645,7agglomeration of Lima
Santiago de los Valles de Moyobamba> see:Moyobamba
SechuraPR11,75,2
SicuaniCC21,210,7
SullanaPR147,4150,3154,889,042,634,529,424,622,32,5
Surco> see:Santiago de Surco
SurquilloLM134,270,8agglomeration of Lima
Tabalosos5,3
TacnaTN*215,7174,3152,2150,2137,597,230,527,514,912,611,417,014,411,011,59,414,25601540
TalaraPR89,557,438,228,013,00
TarapotoSM33,413,99,2
TarmaJN50,034,415,56,06,03048
Tingo MaríaHN25,05,2
TrujilloLT193,5202,5156,2149,065,050,948,042,939,030,030,025,020,0 8,014,011,08,09,001535
Trujillo (agglomeration)LT*603,7627,6509,3521,2491,1539,0242,099,845,0
TumbesTM*Tumbez87,664,861,147,934,620,98,26,22,52,5in 1527 Pizarro landed here for his invasion of Peru0pre-hisp.
Unión, La -> see:La Unión
Victoria, La -> see:La Victoria
Villa Rica de Oropesa> see:Huancavelica
VitarteLM145,563,0agglomeration of Lima
Yanahuara8,5
YungayACYungai7,03,8suffered severe earthquake damage 19702540
YurimaguasLR36,422,911,7180

Particulars:
Source MW: "By permission. From Merriam-Webster's Geographical Dictionary. Third Edition cop. 1997 by Merriam-Webster, Incorporated."
Source "AN" = Atlas nacional.
If a source indication is followed by "/aggl." it means that the population data are those of the agglomerations or municipalities.
The figures are also constantly subjected to changes whether suburbs are included or not.
The reliability of the figures is uncertain for the period before 1940.
Last revision and update on 2001.08.13 by Jan Lahmeyer

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