Puno is a city in southeastern Peru, capital of the department of Puno province of Puno.Su Festivity Virgen de la Candelaria was declared intangible cultural heritage by UNESCO on 27 November 2014.
Puno according to the National Institute of Statistics and Informatics is the twentieth most populous city and housed Peru in 2007 a population of 125,663 inhabitants.
They span from the town of Uros Chulluni northeast center, the urban district Paucarcolla north, urbanization City of Humanity Totorani northwest (road to Arequipa) and extends into the populated center of Ichu south and My community southwest Peru (Moquegua road).
15°50'24.3" south latitude
70°01'35.7" west longitude
Puno weather is cold, rain and moderate moderate temperature range. The average annual maximum and minimum (period 1960-1996) temperature is 14.4 ° C and 2.7 ° C respectively. The average annual precipitation for the period 1964-1980 is 703.1 mm.
The Puno region is located in the Altiplano between 3,812 and 5,500 meters above sea level between the jungle and the high forest between 4,200 and 500 meters. It is worth mentioning that the departmental capital is the city of Puno is located on the shores of Lake Titicaca.