Pisco is a province o the Ica Region in Peru. Its caipital is the toun o Pisco, whaur the popular liquor o the same name oreeginatit.

Pisco
Location o Pisco in the Ica Region
Location o Pisco in the Ica Region
KintraPeru
RegionIca
Foondit13 October 1900
CaipitalPisco
Govrenment
 • MayorJuan Enrique Mendoza Uribe (2007)
Area
 • Total3,978.19 km2 (1,535.99 sq mi)
Population
(2005 census)
 • Tot116,865
 • Density29/km2 (76/sq mi)
UBIGEO1105
Wabsteidwww.munipisco.gob.pe

GeografieEedit

BoondarsEedit

Tourist attractionsEedit

Ane o the main attractions o the province is the Paracas Naitional Reservation, whaur 216 species o birds hae been foond. The coastal desert aurie aroond this reserve is the hame o the pre-Inca Paracas cultur, kent for its polychrome shawls made wi camel oo an cotton which dates back tae 600 BC. Mony beaches attract tourists durin the simmer months.

Poleetical diveesionEedit

The province is dividit intae aicht destricts (Spaingie: distritos, singular: [distrito] error: {{lang}}: text haes italic markup (help)), each o which is heidit bi a mayor (alcalde):

2007 yirdquaukEedit

Wi a moment magnitude o 8.0, mair nor 400 fowk dee'd an mair nor 1,500 wur injurt durin the 2007 Peru yirdquauk. At least 80% o Pisco wis damagit.

Freemit airtinsEedit