The Peruvian province of San Román is one of the thirteen provinces that make up the Department of Puno, also called the Puno Region, under the administration of the Regional Government of Puno. Bordered by the north with the Province of Azángaro and the Province of Lampa. On the east with the Province of Huancané. To the south with the Province of Puno. And, on the west with the departments of Arequipa and Moquegua. From the hierarchical point of view of the Catholic Church is part of the Diocese of Puno suffragan of the Archdiocese of Arequipa.