Andahuaylas District

Andahuaylas District is one of the nineteen districts of the Andahuaylas Province in Peru.[1]

Andahuaylas

Anta Waylla
Country Peru
RegionApurímac
ProvinceAndahuaylas
CapitalAndahuaylas
Government
 • MayorVictor Manuel Molina Quintana
Area
 • Total370.03 km2 (142.87 sq mi)
Elevation
2,926 m (9,600 ft)
Population
 • Total34,087
 • Density92/km2 (240/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC-5 (PET)
UBIGEO030201
Websitemuniandahuaylas.gob.pe

GeographyEdit

One of the highest peaks of the district is Saqra Urqu at approximately 4,400 m (14,400 ft). Other mountains are listed below:[2]

  • Anta Qaqa
  • Atuq Wachanan
  • Chaku Urqu
  • Ch'iqu Rumi
  • Kampanayuq
  • Kunturillu
  • Liq'i Yakana Pampa
  • Parya Qaqa
  • Pukar
  • Puywan
  • Saqsa Waman
  • Supay P'ukru
  • Wanqani
  • Yana Urqu
  • Yura Qaqa

Ethnic groupsEdit

The people in the district are mainly indigenous citizens of Quechua descent. Quechua is the language which the majority of the population (52.01%) learnt to speak in childhood, 47.49% of the residents started speaking using the Spanish language (2007 Peru Census).[3]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ (in Spanish) Instituto Nacional de Estadística e Informática. Banco de Información Digital Archived April 23, 2008, at the Wayback Machine. Retrieved April 4, 2008.
  2. ^ escale.minedu.gob.pe/ UGEL map Andahuaylas Province (Apurímac Region)
  3. ^ inei.gob.pe Archived January 27, 2013, at the Wayback Machine INEI, Peru, Censos Nacionales 2007, Frequencias: Preguntas de Población

Coordinates: 13°39′27″S 73°23′00″W / 13.65750°S 73.38333°W / -13.65750; -73.38333