Huánuco

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Huánuco

 

a city in Peru, capital of Huánuco Department; situated on the upper Huallaga River, on the Pucallpa-Lima highway. Population, 41,000 (1972). Huánuco is the commercial center of an agricultural region. Sugar and rum are produced.

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The project has been launched in four central Peruvian departments: San Martin, Ucayali, Huanuco, and Loreto.
Communities in other highland regions, such as Apurimac, Ayacucho, Puno and Huanuco, also have endemic biodiversity-based resources with potential for scaling up biotrade.
The National Institute of Statistics and Informatics (INEI) reported a maternal mortality ratio of 185 per 100,000 live births for 2000, (4) while the UN estimated the ratio to be 410 (ranging from 230 to 590) for the same year, (5) and showed that most maternal deaths were concentrated in rural areas and among native populations, including in Apurimac, Amazonas, Huanuco, Cajamarca, Cusco, Madre de Dios, Ayacucho, Huancavelica, and Puno, with ratios ranging from 227 to 361 deaths per I00,000 live births.
This project began in 2011 in the rural areas of Ayacucho, Huancavelica and Huanuco, Peru.
Other approved projects by Corpac, the main airport operator in Peru, include the expansion of the passenger terminal in Huanuco Airport and the construction of a new control tower at Puerto Maldonado International Airport.
Morris, renowned for excavating Huanuco Pampa, one of the largest Inca provincial centers, and Hagen, co-director of the Leymebanba Museum in Chachapoyas, Peru, have collaborated on two previous books looking at ancient peoples in the Andes.
affinis is distributed from type locality (Muna, Huanuco Region) at central Peru to Machu Picchu (Cusco Region, southern Peru).
Police said the vehicle, which was carrying about 50 passengers, was operating illegally and was not authorized to travel on the highway between the cities of Huanuco and la Union, where the accident occurred.
Friday's mudslide struck the town of Porvenir in the Huanuco region.
Yet in the Peruvian highlands, resentment of Lima's hegemony was sufficiently intense for groups of disaffected creoles and mestizos to throw support to sporadic Indian uprisings over local abuses, as at Huanuco in 1812.
July 1954, FLW (paratype, JTPC); 1 macropterous male, 1 macropterous female, same data as preceding but lacking paratype labels (JTPC); 1 macropterous male, 1 macropterous female, Huanuco, 700 m.
Police said the three people held in the jungle province of Huanuco confessed to five killings and said they could sell one litre of fat for pounds 10,000 to the cosmetic industry.