Ucayali Region

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Ucayali Region
Flag of Ucayali Region
Flag
Official seal of Ucayali Region
Seal
Location of the Ucayali department in Peru
Location of the Ucayali department in Peru
Coordinates: 9°58′S 73°11′W / 9.96°S 73.19°W / -9.96; -73.19Coordinates: 9°58′S 73°11′W / 9.96°S 73.19°W / -9.96; -73.19
CountryPeru
Subdivisions4 provinces and 14 districts
Largest cityPucallpa
CapitalPucallpa
Government
 • GovernorFrancisco Pezo Torres
(2019–2022)
Area
 • Total101,830.64 km2 (39,317.03 sq mi)
Elevation
(Capital)
120 m (390 ft)
Highest elevation
350 m (1,150 ft)
Lowest elevation
135 m (443 ft)
Population
 (2017)
 • Total496,459
 • Density4.9/km2 (13/sq mi)
UBIGEO
25
Dialing code061
ISO 3166 codePE-UCA
Principal resourcesWood, fruit.
Poverty rate70.5%
Percentage of Peru's GDP0.85%
Websitewww.regionucayali.gob.pe

Ucayali is a region in Peru. The capital is the city of Pucallpa. It is in the Amazon rainforest and is bordered by the Brazilian state of Acre on the east; the department of Madre de Dios on the southeast; Cusco on the south; Junín, Pasco and Huánuco on the west; and Loreto on the north.

The name Ucayali comes from the Ucayali River.

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