Puerto Maldonado is a city in southeastern
Peru, capital of the Department of Madre de Dios, located on the
banks of the Madre de Dios River, formerly called Amaru Mayo. It is one of the main commercial centers of the Amazon. It
carries the official title of Capital of Biodiversity of Peru
in recognition of important records of flora and fauna found in the
forests of the department, especially in the Manu, Puerto Maldonado
has the famous National Reserve.
Provinces: The Madre de Dios department is comprised of three provinces are:
Tambopata: with its capital Puerto Maldonado. It has 4 districts: Tambopata, Inambari, Labyrinth and The Stones.
Manu: with its capital city of Manu. It has 3 districts: Manu, Mother of God and Fitzcarraldo. Tahuamanu: with its capital Iñapari. It has 3 districts: Iñapari, Iberia and Tahuamanu.