Ancahuasi District

Ancahuasi, Quechua Ankawasi (anka eagle, wasi house, "eagle house"), is one of nine districts of the province Anta in Peru.[1]

Ancahuasi

Ankawasi
Coordinates: 13°27′21″S 72°18′02″W / 13.4557°S 72.3005°W / -13.4557; -72.3005Coordinates: 13°27′21″S 72°18′02″W / 13.4557°S 72.3005°W / -13.4557; -72.3005
Country Peru
RegionCusco
ProvinceAnta
FoundedSeptember 15, 1986
CapitalAncahuasi
Government
 • MayorUbaldo Kuncho Rimachi
Area
 • Total123.58 km2 (47.71 sq mi)
Elevation
3,435 m (11,270 ft)
Population
 • Total7,543
 • Density61/km2 (160/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC-5 (PET)
UBIGEO080302

Ethnic groupsEdit

The people in the district are mainly indigenous citizens of Quechua descent. Quechua is the language which the majority of the population (84.86%) learnt to speak in childhood, 14.89 % of the residents started speaking using the Spanish language (2007 Peru Census).[2]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ (in Spanish) Instituto Nacional de Estadística e Informática. Banco de Información Distrital Archived April 23, 2008, at the Wayback Machine. Retrieved April 11, 2008.
  2. ^ inei.gob.pe Archived January 27, 2013, at the Wayback Machine INEI, Peru, Censos Nacionales 2007, Frequencias: Preguntas de Población