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Ubigeo is the coding system for geographical locations (Spanish: Código Ubicacíon Geográfica) in Peru used by the National Statistics Institute (Spanish: Instituto Nacional de Estadística e Informática INEI[1]) to code the first-level administrative subdivision: regions (Spanish: regiones, singular: región), the second-level administrative subdivision: provinces (Spanish: provincias, singular: provincia) and the third-level administrative subdivision: districts (Spanish: distritos, singular: distrito).

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Syntax

The coding system uses two-digit numbers for each level of subdivision. The first level starts numbering at 01 for the Amazonas Region and continues in alphabetical order up to 25 for the Ucayali Region. Additional regions will be added to the end of the list, starting with the first available number.

The second level starts with 0101 for the first province in the Amazonas region: Chachapoyas Province and continues up to 2504 for the last province Purus in the Ucayali Region. The provinces are numbered per region with the first province always being the one in which the regions capital is located. The remaining provinces are coded in alphabetical order. Additional provinces will be added per region to the end of the list, starting with the first available province number.

The third level; starts with 010101 for the first district in the first province in the Amazonas region: Chachapoyas District and continues up to 250401 for the last district in the last province of the Ucayali region: Purus District. The districts are numbered per province with the first district always being the one in which the province’ capital is located. The remaining districts are coded in alphabetical order. Additional districts will be added per province to the end of the list, starting with the first available district number.

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Regions

Provinces

Districts

Recent additions

Year Law Nº Creation date Ubigeo code Description
2008 29218[2] 200804260000April 26, 2008 010201 New district Bagua District, Bagua Province, Amazonas Region and alphabetically renumbering the existing districts to 010202–010206
2007 28753 200606020000June 2, 2006 250107 New district Manantay District, Coronel Portillo Province, Ucayali Region
2006 28593 200508010000August 1, 2005 1607 New province Datem del Marañón Province, Loreto Region
2006 28593 200508010000August 1, 2005 160706 New district Andoas District, Datem del Marañón Province, Loreto Region
2006 28593 200508010000August 1, 2005 160701 Reallocated district Barranca District, Datem del Marañón, from Alto Amazonas Province to Datem del Marañón Province, Loreto Region
2006 28593 200508010000August 1, 2005 160702 Reallocated district Cahuapanas District, from Alto Amazonas Province to Datem del Marañón Province, Loreto Region
2006 28593 200508010000August 1, 2005 160703 Reallocated district Manseriche District, from Alto Amazonas Province to Datem del Marañón Province, Loreto Region
2006 28593 200508010000August 1, 2005 160704 Reallocated district Morona District, from Alto Amazonas Province to Datem del Marañón Province, Loreto Region
2006 28593 200508010000August 1, 2005 160705 Reallocated district Pastaza District, from Alto Amazonas Province to Datem del Marañón Province, Loreto Region
2006 28509 200505130000May 13, 2005 211210 New district San Pedro de Putina Punco District, Sandia Province, Puno Region
2006 28707 200604030000April 3, 2006 240203 New district Canoas de Punta Sal District, Contralmirante Villar Province, Tumbes Region

See also

References

  1. ^ (Spanish) Official web site of the INEI institute
  2. ^ Leyes del Perú. Ley 29218 (Spanish). Retrieved June 15, 2009.

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