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Department of Huánuco (Province of Ambo and District of Monzón of the Province of Huamaliés).
Department of Huánuco (Provinces of Ambo and Leoncio Prado; Districts of Monzón of the Province of Huamalíes and Cholón of the Province of Marañón).
Department of Huánuco: Ambo and Leoncio Prado, District of Monzón (Province of Huamaliés) and District of Cholón (province of Marañón);
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  Ucayali - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Río Ucayali, together with Río Apurímac, Río Ene and Río Tambo, is seen as the main headwater of the Amazon River today, totalling a length of 2,669.9 km from the source of the Apurímac at Nevado Mismi to the confluence of the Ucayali and Marañón rivers:
Río Ucayali (confluence with Río Tambo to confluence with Río Marañón): 1,600.1 km
Torres, who explored the Alto Ucayali for the Peruvian government, gives it a length of 186 miles, counting from the mouth of the Pachitea to the junction of the Tambo and Urubamba.
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 Ethnologue report for Peru
Northeast Lima Department: districts of Copa, Cajatambo, Huancapón, northern Manas, and northeastern Gogor and Southeast Ancash Department: districts of Pacllón, La Primavera, and Mangas (south of the Llamac River and east of the Pativilca River).
Abancay, Grau, Cotabambas, Aymaraes and Antabamba Ayamaraes, Chuquibambilla, and Anda provinces of the department of Apurímac.
Departments of Ucayali and Cusco, east central Urubamba River area; Department of Ucayali and Loreto, along the Ucayali River (Conatmana and Pucallpa); Department of Madre de Dios, Madre de Dios River.
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 Ucayali --  Encyclopædia Britannica   (Site not responding. Last check: )
departamento of eastern Peru (until 1980 part of Loreto department) spanning the upper and middle sections of the meandering Ucayali River, a principal tributary of the Amazon.
Formerly a very isolated area of Peru, Ucayali department experienced rapid population growth (particularly at Pucallpa [q.v.], the departmental capital) after 1945 with the completion of a road...
The Ucayali meanders northward from this junction for about 910 miles (1,465 km) through a densely forested floodplain east of the Andes to its junction with the Marañón River, 55 miles (90 km) south-southwest of Iquitos.
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The department of Ucayali is situated on the left bank of the Ucayali river, in the mid-eastern jungle of Peru.
The current population of the Ucayali region consists of various ethnic descendants of the Pano linguistic family, such as the Shipibo-Conibos.
Ucayali is one of the most progressive towns in the jungle.
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 Encyclopedia: Peru   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The war ended with the loss of the department of Tarapacá and the provinces of Tacna and Arica).
Arequipa is one of the 24 departments in Peru.
Madre de Dios is a region in southeastern Peru, bordering Brazil, Bolivia and the Peruvian regions of Puno, Cusco and Ucayali.
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 Ucayali Region - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Located in the Amazon rainforest, its name is derived from the Ucayali River.
The Ucayali Region is bordered by the Brazilian state of Acre on the east; the region of Madre de Dios on the southeast; Cusco on the south; Junín, Pasco and Huánuco on the west; and Loreto on the north.
According to the 1993 Census, the Ucayali Region has a population of 314,810 inhabitants, 52.4% of which (164,826) are male and 47.6% (149,984) are female.
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 Ucayali: Definition and Links by Encyclopedian.com - All about Ucayali
The Ucayali, which rises only about 70 miles north of Lake Titicaca, is the most interesting branch of the Amazon river next to the Madeira.
The Ucayali was first called the San Miguel, then the Ucayali, Ucayare[?], Poro[?], Apu-Poro[?], Cocama[?] and Rio de Cuzco[?].
One of them (1867) claimed to have reached within 240 miles of Lima, and the little steamer "Napo" forced its way up the violent currents for 77 miles above the junction with the Pachitea[?] river as far as the river Tambo, 770 miles from the confluence of the Ucayali with the Amazon.
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 MSF Around the World
Ucayali Department, in eastern Peru, is a geographically isolated and under-developed area, with a population density of four inhabitants per square kilometre.
Ucayali river, an Amazon tributary, is the main means of transport for the mestizo and indigenous communities, mainly Shipibo-Conibo and Ashaninka ethnic groups.
Because of the department's isolation, under-development and cultural barriers, access to healthcare services was difficult or non-existent, resulting in high morbidity-mortality rates through diarrhoea diseases, respiratory infections and complications associated with pregnancy and childbirth.
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 Peru - Regionalism and Political Divisions
In 1980 the department of Ucayali was created by splintering off two provinces from the Selva department of Loreto, a reflection of development and population increases in that immense tropical region.
The result was a nation divided into a political hierarchy of 24 departments, 159 provinces, and 1,717 districts, each with its urbanized capital symbolized by a plaza bordered by a "mother church" and municipal office.
The administrative system of departments, provinces, and districts is under the central authority of the national executive, that is, the president and prime minister.
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The Ucayali, which rises about 70 miles north of LakeTiticaca, is the most interesting branch of the Amazon river next tothe Madeira.
The"Napo" then succeeded in ascending the Urubamba branch of the Ucayali 35 miles above its union with the Tambo, to a point 200 miles north of Cuzco.
Torres, who explored the Alto Ucayali for the Peruvian government, gives it a length of186 miles, counting from the mouth of the Pachitea to the junction of the Tambo and Urubamba.
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 Peru - Consular Information Sheet   (Site not responding. Last check: )
U.S. citizens whose passports are lost or stolen in Peru must obtain a new passport and present it, together with a police report of the loss or theft, to the main immigration office in the capital city of Lima to obtain permission to depart.
Huancavelica Department: Provinces of Huancavelica, Castrovirreyna and Huaytara.
Ucayali Department: Province of Padre Abad and the western section of Coronel Portillo (between Pucallpa City and the border with the Province of Padre Abad.
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 PERUINFO / Information by Regions / Ucayali / Geography
This cordillera separates the Ucayali river from the Pachitea and the Pichis.
On the banks of the Ucayali river are to be seen non-flood terraces.
The main affluents of the Ucayali river are: the Cohenga, Tahuania, Sheshea, Pachitea and Aguaytía.
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 MSF Around the World
MSF-F produced a diagnosis of the situation in Alto and Medio Ucayali (northern and central area of the Ucayali department), collecting the necessary data in order to analyse and understand the actual conditions in which the central and regional health system was functioning, and its exact coverage.
The mixed-race and Shipibo communities that are the focus of this study live along the shores of the Ucayali River's middle reaches and of some of its affluents (Sipiria, Tamaya and Abujao), as well as on the shores of the Imiria Lake, in the districts of Iparia and Masisea.
In the department of Ucayali, the probability of a woman choosing to be supervised during pregnancy depends on several factors, such as ease of access, economic resources, culture, religion and her (and her partner's) level of knowledge and awareness of possible risks.
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 The Peru Travel - Machu Picchu - Cusco - Peru, Vacaciones en Peru, Vacaciones en Cusco
Given the difficult access, the climate and untamable vegetation, the region was unconquerable for the Incas and later on, represented a hard challenge for the Spanish conquerers who were looking for the mythical El Dorado, as well as for Franciscan and Dominican evangelists and rulers.
The Department of Ucayali is located in the central and oriental parts of our territory.
The altitude of the Department of Ucayali, goes from 500 to 1,200 m.
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 Peru Human Rights Practices, 1995   (Site not responding. Last check: )
In Ucayali department, in the only death the Coordinadora considered extrajudicial (others were due to torture and beatings), 16-year-old Indalecio Pomatanta Albarcan died on April 6 as a result of burns after naval personnel tried to arrest him at home on April 2.
Of the nine disappearance cases, seven occurred in Ucayali department and two in Lima department, both emergency zones where the insurgents have been most active.
In Ucayali department, Tomas Flores Huanio was allegedly beaten and tortured for several days after being detained on April 19 for possession of cocaine base at the naval base in Contamana, before being taken to a hospital on April 23.
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The distance between Iquitos and Pucallpa by river is 1 021 km and the trip takes 4 to 5 days in winter and 6 to 8 days in summer, during the low water flow.
Situated 60 km from Pucallpa and a 2 ½ h ride in a motor boat on the Ucayali river.
This province, where the Tambo and Urubamba rivers join up to form the Ucayali river, is home to the Campa and Ashaninka native communities.
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 Bibliografia sobre la Arqueologia Amazonica Peruana
DEBOER, Warren R. Report of Archaeological Excavations on the Rio Shahuaya, a western tributary of the upper Ucayali, Peru.
Archaeological reconnaissance in the central Huallaga, Department of San Martin, northeastern Perú.
Department of Anthropology, Laboratory of Archaeology, Queens College, C.U.NY., Flushing, New York.
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Warned that an angry crowd was awaiting him in the city with demands for solutions to the damages caused by El Nino - an ocean current and weather phenomenon which has caused serious losses in farming, fishing and other industries - Fujimori left directly from the port without entering the town, further enraging the protesters.
We are living in a permanent state of coup d'etat." U.S. State Department spokesperson Nicholas Burns called the revocation an attack on press freedom; U.S. Ambassador Denis Jett called it a bad sign for foreign investors; and Human Rights Watch/Americas also attacked the move.
Judge Fabian Echevers said in his ruling that the Government and Justice Ministry's Migration Department had confirmed that there was no arrest order against Gorriti; therefore, his deportation would be carried out in compliance within constitutional and legal bounds- -in other words, he will not be arrested while he pursues legal appeals.
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On the north, it borders with the departments of Ica, Ayacucho and Apurimac; on the east, with Cusco and Puno; on the south with Moquegua; and on the west with the Pacific Ocean, Its territory includes coastal and highland areas.
It is bounded in the north by the Department of Lima, on the south by Arequipa, on the east by Huancavelica and Ayacucho, and on the west by the Pacific Ocean.
It borders in the north with the Department of Ucayali, in the south and west with the Department of Puno and in the east with the neighboring nations of Brazil and Bolivia.
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 Ucayali River --  Encyclopædia Britannica
Spanish Río Ucayali, headwater of the Amazon, formed by the junction of the Apurímac and Urubamba rivers in east-central Peru.
river that rises in the highlands east of the Ucayali River in Loreto department, Peru.
Owing to its lengthy Andean tributaries, it is the farthermost source of the Amazon River.
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 1Up Travel > Peru > Travel Warning & Consular Information Sheet.
U.S. citizens can refer to the Department of State's pamphlet, A Safe Trip Abroad, for ways to promote a more trouble-free journey.
Useful information on medical emergencies abroad, including overseas insurance programs, is provided in the Department of State's Bureau of Consular Affairs brochure, Medical Information for Americans Traveling Abroad, available via the Bureau of Consular Affairs home page or autofax: (202) 647-3000.
For further information, travelers may contact the Department of Transportation within the United States at telephone 1-800-322-7873, or visit the FAA's Internet web site at http://www.faa.gov/avr/iasa/.
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 University of Minnesota Human Rights Library
On January 27, 1992, Carlos Vela Pizango was arrested in Caserio Libertad, province of Padre Abad, Department of Ucayali.
Another factor that, in certain Departments and under particular circumstances, could lead to the detention and later disappearance of many people was the fact that they were not carrying their voter registration documents, which were used for identification purposes.
By virtue of that state of emergency, in numerous Departments Article 2(20)(g)30 of the 1979 Constitution had been suspended, which meant that the military was legally empowered to detain a person without a warrant from a competent judge, even if an individual was not being caught in flagranti.
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The Department of State has authorized the voluntary departure of all U.S. government dependents and non-essential official personnel from the country.
The city of Lima is located in the Lima Department, a designated "emergency zone." Bombings, terrorist incidents and violent crime are common in the city of Lima and there is a curfew from 10:00 p.m.
A terrorist attack in July 1995 in the Department of La Libertad was directed against U.S. mining company geologists, and a Peruvian employee of the company was murdered by Sendero Luminoso terrorists.
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Ayacucho INTRODUCTION The Ayacucho department is crossed by two mountain ranges that divide it into three geographic parts: the altiplanic region towards the south, extreme highlands in the center, and tropical jungles in the northeast.
Cajamarca INTRODUCTION The department of Cajamarca is characterized by slight slopes and highlands relatively low in comparison to the rest of the Peruvian Andes.
Ucayali INTRODUCTION Pucallpa, whose name means “red land” in Quechua, is the capital of Ucayali and one of the most progressive cities in the Peruvian Amazon rainforest whose inhabitants make a living from logging and agriculture.
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 Peru Tourism Bureau - CITIES - PUCALLPA
Pucallpa is the capital of the department of Ucayali and one of the most progressive cities in the Peruvian Amazon.
The region was first inhabited by the Pano tribe, who settled all along the Ucayali River and its tributary streams.
The people of Ucayali choose their beauty queens in pageants during carnival in the Ucayali region and in the Festival of San Juan, amidst trade fairs and dances.
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