Pisco Province

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Pisco
Location o Pisco in the Ica Region
Location o Pisco in the Ica Region
KintraPeru
RegionIca
Foondit13 October 1900
CaipitalPisco
Govrenment
 • MayorJuan Enrique Mendoza Uribe (2007)
Area
 • Total3978.19 km2 (1,535.99 sq mi)
Population
(2005 census)
 • Total116,865
 • Density29/km2 (76/sq mi)
UBIGEO1105
Websitewww.munipisco.gob.pe

Pisco is a province o the Ica Region in Peru. Its caipital is the toun o Pisco, whaur the popular liquor o the same name oreeginatit.

Geografie[eedit | eedit soorce]

Boondars[eedit | eedit soorce]

Tourist attractions[eedit | eedit soorce]

Ane o the main attractions o the province is the Paracas Naitional Reservation, whaur 216 species o birds hae been foond. The coastal desert aurie aroond this reserve is the hame o the pre-Inca Paracas cultur, kent for its polychrome shawls made wi camel oo an cotton which dates back tae 600 BC. Mony beaches attract tourists durin the simmer months.

Poleetical diveesion[eedit | eedit soorce]

The province is dividit intae aicht destricts (Spaingie: distritos, singular: [distrito] error: {{lang}}: text has italic markup (help)), each o which is heidit bi a mayor (alcalde):

2007 yirdquauk[eedit | eedit soorce]

Wi a moment magnitude o 8.0, mair nor 400 fowk dee'd an mair nor 1,500 wur injurt durin the 2007 Peru yirdquauk. At least 80% o Pisco wis damagit.

Freemit airtins[eedit | eedit soorce]