María District

María District
—  District  —
The landscape and highway in the surroundings of María
Country  Peru
Region Amazonas
Province Luya
Founded January 27, 1962
Capital María
 – Mayor Manuel Ynocente Bardales Ynga
 – Total 80.27 km2 (31 sq mi)
Elevation 3,225 m (10,581 ft)
Population (2005 census)
 – Total 945
 – Density 11.8/km2 (30.5/sq mi)
Time zone PET (UTC-5)
UBIGEO 010511

María is a district of the province of Luya in Peru. Maria is located in the high mountain. Maria offers several attractive places for tourists as beautiful lagoons and several ruins of the culture Chachapoya. Also there is a big production of Craft. To come to Maria's District a car takes in the city of Chachapoyas. In this construction the highway from Maria towards the District of Cocabamba.

The management holidays of cardinal Maria it is celebrated on July 16. As typical meals are known by the Purtumote, the Nickname, the Locro, Tauri Hucho and Cuy with dads between others. Maria's District belongs to the parroquía of Magdalena's District (Chachapoyas).

In the north the District of Cocabamba has border with the District of Tingo and the District of Longuita, in the East with the District of Saint John of Lopecancha, in the south-west with the District of Cocabamba, in the southeast with the Saint's District Tomás (Luya), in the west with the District of Pisuquía.

The town of Quizango

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