The Peruvian province of El Collao is one of the thirteen provinces that make up the Department of Puno, under the administration of the Regional Government of Puno. Bordered on the north by Lake Titicaca. On the east with the Province of Chucuito and Bolivia. On the south with the Candarave Province. And, on the west with the Province of Mariscal Nieto and the Province of Puno. From the hierarchical point of view of the Catholic Church is part of the Prelature of Juli in the Archdiocese of Arequipa.