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Regions in Peru

Peru is made up of 26 primary administrative regions. Have a closer look at the regions in Peru. Information on all primary administrative regions in Peru.

Please click on a region name for more information on this region.

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Primary administrative regions in Peru

There are 26 regions in Peru in the primary administrative level.
Primary administrative regions in Peru
RegionNoPopulationCapitalCapital population
Amazonas Amazonas1.443,025Chachapoyas Chachapoyas20,279
Ancash Ancash2.1,039,415Huaraz Huaraz86,934
Apurimac Apurimac3.418,882Abancay Abancay55,111
Arequipa Arequipa4.1,218,168Arequipa Arequipa841,130
Ayacucho Ayacucho5.619,522Ayacucho Ayacucho140,033
Cajamarca Cajamarca6.1,359,023Cajamarca Cajamarca135,000
Callao Callao7.839,271Callao Callao813,264
Cusco Cusco8.1,171,503Cusco Cusco312,140
Huancavelica Huancavelica9.454,797Huancavelica Huancavelica41,576
Huanuco Región de Huánuco10.730,871Huanuco Huánuco147,959
Ica Ica11.709,556Ica Ica246,844
Junin Junín12.1,274,781Huancayo Huancayo376,657
La Libertad La Libertad13.1,617,050Trujillo Trujillo747,450
Lambayeque Lambayeque14.1,091,535Chiclayo Chiclayo577,375
Lima Provincia de Lima15.7,605,742Lima Lima7,737,002
Lima Lima16.8,481,415Huacho Huacho54,545
Loreto Loreto17.884,144Iquitos Iquitos437,620
Madre de Dios Madre de Dios18.109,555Puerto Maldonado Puerto Maldonado37,543
Moquegua Departamento de Moquegua19.163,757Moquegua Moquegua54,517
Pasco Pasco20.277,475Cerro de Pasco Cerro de Pasco78,910
Piura Piura21.1,630,772Piura Piura325,466
Puno Puno22.1,364,362Puno Puno116,552
San Martin Región de San Martín23.778,545Moyobamba Moyobamba44,276
Tacna Tacna24.274,496Tacna Tacna280,098
Tumbes Tumbes25.191,713Tumbes Tumbes109,223
Ucayali Ucayali26.432,195Pucallpa Pucallpa310,750