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Encyclopedia > Cajamarca region

Cajamarca is a department in Peru. Area: 33,248 km2. Population: 1,259,808 (1993 census). The capital is the city of Cajamarca.


The department is divided in 13 provinces.


Province (Capital)

  1. Cajabamba (Cajabamba)
  2. Cajamarca (Cajamarca)
  3. Celendín (Celendín)
  4. Chota (Chota)
  5. Contumazá (Contumazá)
  6. Cutervo (Cutervo)
  7. Hualgayoc (Bambamarca)
  8. Jaén (Jaén)
  9. San Ignacio (San Ignacio)
  10. San Marcos (San Marcos)
  11. San Miguel (San Miguel de Pallaques)
  12. San Pablo (San Pablo)
  13. Santa Cruz (Santa Cruz)



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Cajamarca (city) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (552 words)
Cajamarca is located in the northern highlands of Peru, and is the capital of the Cajamarca region.
Most of all, Peruvians remember Cajamarca as the place where the Inca Empire came to an end, since the Battle of Cajamarca along with the capture and execution of Inca emperor Atahualpa took place here.
During the period between 1463 and 1471, Tupac Inca conquered the area and brought Cajamarca into the Tawantinsuyu, or Inca empire, which at the time was still being ruled by Tupac's father Pachacuti.
Cajamarca, Peru | Planeta (1315 words)
The pleasant colonial city of Cajamarca, population of about 125,000, is nestled in the northern Peruvian Andes.
I first came to Cajamarca in 1988, traveling with a friend after a great seafood lunch of ceviche (sea bass marinated in lime juice and chiles) in the coastal city of Trujillo.
In 1992, the municipality of Cajamarca launched a formal mechanism for inter-institutional coordination of resource allocation and use -- the key instrument is "mesas de concertaci†n" (tables of discussion and negotiation).
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