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Map of Junin district in Peru

Basic information about Junin
Junín is a region in the central highlands and westernmost Amazonia of Peru. Its capital is Huancayo.
Cities, towns & villages in Junin
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JaujaJauja (Shawsha Wanka Quechua: Shawsha or Shausha, formerly in Spanish Xauxa, with pronunciation of \"x\" as \"sh\") is a city and capital of Jauja Province in Peru. It is situated in the fertile Mantaro Valley, 45 kilometres (28 mi) to the northwest of Huancayo (the capital of Junín Region), at an altitude of 3,400 metres (11,200 ft). Its population according to the 2007 census was 16,424. Show Jaujaon the map
MorocochaMorococha is a town in the Morococha District in the Yauli Province of the Junín Region in Peru. It was the capital of the Morococha District until September 12, 2013, when the town of Nueva Morococha (Spanish nuevo(a) new, \"new Morococha\") was established as the new capital of the district by Law No. 30081. Until 2005 - when China built the Tibet railway - Morococha was famous for holding the most high-mountainous railroad in the world - the branch of Morococha (Lima -Huancayo), which passes at the height of 4,818–5,000 metres (15,807–16,404 ft) above sea level. Show Morocochaon the map
San RamónSan Ramón is the second largest town in the Chanchamayo Province of the Junín Region, on the eastern slopes of the Andean Cordillera Oriental in Peru. It is situated at an elevation of 770 m above sea level. It lies at the confluence of Tarma River and Tulumayu which form the river Chanchamayu downstream and Perené River later. West of the city we find the Toro Huajrashga Mountain. The nearest town downstream is La Merced, the province's capital, at a distance of less than 10 km (6.2 mi). The city has a population of circa 30,0000 inhabitants. Show San Ramónon the map
La OroyaLa Oroya is a city of about 33,000 people on the River Mantaro in central Peru. It is situated on the Andes some 176 km east-north-east of the national capital, Lima, and is capital of the Yauli Province. La Oroya is the location of a smelting operation that earned the town a place on the Blacksmith Institute's 2007 report, \"The World's Worst Polluted Places\". Show La Oroyaon the map
La MercedLa Merced, Chanchamayo (in hispanicized spelling) or Chanchamayu (Quechua chanchay to walk and leap about, to walk quickly and confused, chancha chancha to walk quickly and irregularly, shancha a kind of bird, mayu river) is the capital of the Chanchamayo Province in the Junín Region in Peru. Show La Mercedon the map
ConcepciónConcepción is a town in central Peru, capital of the province Concepción in the region Junín. During the War of the Pacific in July 1882, Concepción was the location of the Battle of La Concepción, in which a force of 77 Chilean soldiers was annihilated by 1,300 Peruvians. Show Concepciónon the map
Huancayo(This article is about the Peruvian city. For the Peruvian province, see Huancayo Province.) Huancayo (Spanish pronunciation: [waŋˈkaʝo]; in Wanka Quechua: Wankayuq [wɐŋˈkæjuː], '(place) with a (sacred) rock') is the capital of the Junín Region, in the central highlands of Peru. Show Huancayoon the map
JunínJunín is a town in Central Peru, capital of the province Junín in the region Junín. Raúl Pacheco and Gladys Tejeda, both Olympic marathon runners, were born here. Show Junínon the map
SatipoSatipo is a town in central Peru, capital of the province Satipo in the region Junín. Satipo has about estimated 30.000 inhabitants in 2016 . Show Satipoon the map
SicayaSicaya is a town in Central Peru, capital of the district Sicaya in the province Huancayo in the region Junín. Show Sicayaon the map
TarmaSanta Ana de la Ribera de Tarma is the capital city of Tarma Province in Junín Region, Perú. Show Tarmaon the map
ChupacaChubaca is a town in central Peru, capital of the province Chupaca in the region Junín. Show Chupacaon the map
States, regions, administrative units in Junin
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Provincia de TarmaThe Tarma Province is a Peruvian province, making up one of the nine provinces that conform the Junín Region. To the north it borders with the Junín Province, the east with the Chanchamayo Province, the south with the Jauja Province and the west with the Yauli Province.Show on map
Provincia de JaujaJauja Province is a Peruvian province. It is one of the nine provinces of the Junín Region. To the north it borders with the Yauli, Tarma and Chanchamayo Provinces. To the east with the Satipo Province, to the south with the Concepción Province and to the west with the Lima Region. The capital of the Jauja Province is the city of Jauja. The city was founded by Francisco Pizarro as the first capital of Peru.Show on map
Provincia de YauliThe Yauli Province is one of the nine provinces in Peru that form the Junín Region. It is bordered to the north by the Pasco Region and the Junín Province, to the east by the Tarma Province, to the south by the Jauja Province and to the west by the Lima Region. The population of the province was estimated at 66,093 inhabitants in 2002. The capital of the Yauli Province is La Oroya.Show on map
Provincia de HuancayoHuancayo Province is located in Peru. It is one of the 9 provinces composing the Junín Region. It borders to the north with the Concepción Province, the east with the Satipo Province, the south with the Huancavelica Region and the west with the Chupaca Province. The province has an approximate population of 439 699 inhabitants. The capital of the province is the city of Huancayo.Show on map
Provincia de ChupacaChupaca Province, located in Central Peru, is one of the nine provinces that compose the Junín Region, bordering to the north with the Concepción Province, to the east with the Huancayo Province, to the south with the Huancavelica Region and to the west with the Lima Region. The province has a population of approximately 57,000 inhabitants, and the capital is Chupaca.Show on map
AcobambaAcobamba or Aqupampa (Quechua aqu sand, pampa large plain, \"sand plain\") is a district in the middle Tarma Province in Peru. It is bordered by districts of Tarma, La Unión and Palcamayo on the west, Huasahuasi District on the north, districts of Palca and Tapo on the east, and districts of Tapo and Tarma on the south.Show on map
Provincia de ConcepciónConcepción Province is one of nine provinces in the Junín Region in central Peru. Its capital is Concepción. Notable sites include El convento de Ocopa, which contains a vast library and artefacts that were acquired from the first Spanish expeditions to the Peruvian Amazon rainforest.Show on map
SuitucanchaSuitucancha (hispanicized spelling of the Quechua term Suyt'u Kancha, suyt'u rectangular, kancha corral, square, \"rectangular corral (or square)\") is one of ten districts of the Yauli Province in Peru. Its seat is Suitucancha.Show on map
Provincia de SatipoSatipo is the largest and easternmost province in the Junín Region, located in the central Amazon rainforest of Peru. Its capital is the town of Satipo.Show on map
Provincia de JunínJunín Province is a province in northwestern Junín Region, in the central highlands of Peru. Its capital is the city of Junín.Show on map
JunínJunín is a region in the central highlands and westernmost Amazonia of Peru. Its capital is Huancayo.Show on map
MarcapomacochaMarcapomacocha District is one of ten districts of the Yauli Province in the Junín Region in Peru.Show on map
ChupacaChupaca District is one of nine districts of the province Chupaca in Peru.Show on map
MorocochaMorococha District is one of ten districts of the province Yauli in Peru.Show on map
Different buildings in Junin
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Señal Ticlio BajoTiclio (or Anticona) is a mountain pass and the highest point of the central road of Peru (km 120), in the Andean mountains, reaching a height of 4,818 m. It used to be a railway crossing loop on the Ferrocarril Central Andino (FCCA) in Peru whose main claim to fame was being the highest railway junction in the world. The railway now crosses the pass through a nearby tunnel at a lower elevation (4783 m) which enters a different valley than the highway on the eastern side of the pass.Show on map
Francisco Carle AirportFrancisco Carle Airport (IATA: JAU, ICAO: SPJJ) is a high-elevation regional airport serving Jauja, in the Junin Region of Peru, and surrounding cities as Huancayo or Tarma. It is currently served by one scheduled airline: LC Perú. Most travelers traveling to domestic and international destination connect in Lima's Jorge Chávez International Airport.Show on map
Lakes, rivers, streams and other bodies of water in Junin
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Río PerenéThe Perené River (Spanish: Río Perené) is a Peruvian river on the eastern slopes of the South American Andes. It is formed at the confluence of the Chanchamayu and Pawkartampu Rivers, 15 km (9.3 mi) above the community of Perené, actually two pueblos of Santa Ana and Pampa Silva divided by the river, at 650 m (2,130 ft) above sea level. The river flows in a south-easterly direction; its length is 165 km (103 mi). The Perené joins the Ene River, 10 km (6.2 mi) below the community of Puerto Ocopa, at 400 m (1,300 ft) above sea level, and is called the Tambo River from then on.Show on map
Lago JunínLake Junin (who-neen; IPA: [xuˈnin]) (Spanish Lago Junín, named after the nearby town of Junin) or Chinchayqucha (Quechua chincha, chinchay north, northern, chinchay ocelot, qucha lake, lagoon, \"northern lake\" or \"ocelot lake\", hispanicized spelling Chinchaycocha) is the largest lake entirely within Peruvian territory. Even though Lake Titicaca has a much larger area, its eastern half is located on Bolivian territory. Lake Junin is an important birdwatching destination in the country.Show on map
Laguna PacaLaguna de Paca, also known as Paca Lagoon, is a placid lake in Peru. It is located 4 kilometres (2.5 mi) north of the historic town of Jauja, which was once the capital of Peru, before Lima was built as its new capital. The lake precincts is habitat for rich flora and fauna. The lake is sourced to springs.Show on map
Mountains, roads, land forms, forests and other objects in Junin
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Nevado HuaytapallanaShow on map