Tingo María

Tingo María, city (1993 pop. 43,152), capital of Leoncio Prado prov., Huánuco dept., central Peru. The region's subtropical forest supports a variety of wood-processing indusries. The city is the site of the Tingo María National Park, a botanical garden, and the Univ. of Tingo María.

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