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Cerro de Pasco

Cerro de Pasco is a city in central Peru, located at the top of the Andean mountains. It is the capital of the Pasco region, and an important mining center. At elevation, it is one of the highest cities in the world, and the highest or the second highest city with over 50,000 inhabitants, with elevation reaching up to 4,380 m in the Yanacancha area. It is connected by road and by rail to the capital Lima, as far as 300 km.Mining centerIt became one of the world's richest silver producing areas after silver was discovered there in the early 17th century. It is still an active mining center.Gray Brechin notes that the mines of Cerro de Pasco were a chief source of wealth for William Randolph Hearst and his family.GeographyClimateAt above sea level, Cerro de Pasco has an Alpine Climate . The city has humid summers, dry winters and chilly to cold temperatures throughout the year. Snowfalls can occur sometimes.The average annual temperature in Cerro de Pasco is 5.5 °C and the average annual rainfall is 999 mm.Important People Daniel Alcides Carrión
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