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.
Puno is a major service center, commercial, tourist, industrial, cultural. They span from the town of Uros Chulluni northeast center, the urban district Paucarcolla north, urbanization City Site Totorani northwest (road to Arequipa) and extends into the populated center Ichu south and My community southwest Peru (road to Moquegua).
The physical space ranges from the western shore of Lake Titicaca, in the inner bay of Puno (before Paucarcolla) on a slightly undulating surface (the central part) surrounded by hills. The upper part of the city has a semi-flat surface (Community My Peru, Yanamayo). Ranging between 3810-4050 meters (between the lakeshore and the higher parts). Puno is one of the highest cities in Peru and the worlds fifth. Currently it covers an area of ÃÂÃÂ¢ÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂ¢ÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂ1566.64 which represents 0.24 of the territory of the province of Puno.