Andarapa District

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

Andarapa
Country Peru
RegionApurímac
ProvinceAndahuaylas
FoundedMarch 14, 1941
CapitalAndarapa
Government
 • MayorAgapito Leguia Guzman
Area
 • Total172.05 km2 (66.43 sq mi)
Elevation
2,935 m (9,629 ft)
Population
 • Total7,775
 • Density45/km2 (120/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC-5 (PET)
UBIGEO030202

Ethnic groupsEdit

The people in the district are mainly indigenous citizens of Quechua descent. Quechua is the language which the majority of the population (96.35%) learnt to speak in childhood, 3.44% of the residents started speaking using the Spanish language (2007 Peru Census).[2]

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. ^ inei.gob.pe Archived January 27, 2013, at the Wayback Machine INEI, Peru, Censos Nacionales 2007, Frequencias: Preguntas de Población

Coordinates: 13°42′S 73°24′W / 13.700°S 73.400°W / -13.700; -73.400