The Province of Chanchamayo is one of the nine provinces that make up the Department of Junín, under the administration of the regional government of Junín. It limits by the north with the Department of Pasco. On the east with the Province of Satipo. To the south with the Province of Jauja y. On the west with the Province of Tarma. Within the ecclesiastical division of the Catholic Church of Peru, it belongs to the Apostolic Vicariate of San Ramón.