Mato District


Mato District
Mato
—  District  —
Location of Mato in the Huaylas province
Country  Peru
Region Ancash
Province Huaylas
Founded January 2, 1857
Capital Villa Sucre
Subdivisions 1 village, 4 hamlets and 19 anexos
Government
 – Mayor Victor Hilario Jamanca Cueva
Area
 – Total 113.97 km2 (44 sq mi)
Elevation 2,239 m (7,346 ft)
Time zone PET (UTC-5)
UBIGEO 021205
Website munimato.gob.pe

The Mato District (Spanish: Distrito de Mato) is one of 10 districts of the Huaylas Province in the Ancash Region of Peru. The capital of the district is the village of Villa Sucre[1].

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History

The district was founded on January 2, 1857.

Location

The district is located in the west-central part of the province at an elevation of 2,239m in the black mountains (Spanish: Cordillera Negra), neighboring district is the Caraz district in which the provinces capital Caraz is located, 12km from the village of Villa Sucre. The regions capital Huaraz is located at 79km from Villa Sucre.

Political division

The district is divided into 1 village (Spanish: pueblos, singular: pueblo), 4 hamlets (Spanish: caseríos, singular: caserío) and 19 (Spanish: anexos, singular: anexo):

Villages

  • Villa Sucre

Hamlets

  • Ancoracá
  • Huacanhuasi
  • Huáncup
  • Huinó

Anexos

  • Atún Corral
  • Carmen
  • Cata
  • Cochamarca
  • Cruz Viva
  • Huacapununan
  • Huashuash
  • Huarinya
  • Hueto
  • Huishca
  • Malambo
  • Manzana
  • Muchup
  • Ocona pampa alto y bajo
  • Poma chuco alto y bajo
  • Puca
  • Quinquín
  • San Diego
  • Teja Huai

Capital

The capital of the Mato district is the village of Villa Sucre.

References

  1. ^ Official web site of the Mato District in the Huaylas province

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