Anta District, Carhuaz

Anta (Quechua for "copper") is one of eleven districts of Carhuaz Province in Peru.[1]

Anta District
Anta District is located in Peru
Anta District
Anta District
Location of Anta in the Carhuaz Province
Coordinates: 9°15′S 78°03′W / 9.250°S 78.050°W / -9.250; -78.050Coordinates: 9°15′S 78°03′W / 9.250°S 78.050°W / -9.250; -78.050
Country Peru
RegionAncash
ProvinceCarhuaz
FoundedNovember 28, 1910
CapitalAnta
Government
 • MayorMiguel Oswaldo Antunez Castillo
Area
 • Total40.77 km2 (15.74 sq mi)
Elevation
2,791 m (9,157 ft)
Population
 • Total2,424
 • Density59/km2 (150/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC-5 (PET)
UBIGEO020604

Ethnic groupsEdit

The people in the district are mainly indigenous citizens of Quechua descent. Quechua is the language which the majority of the population (67.24%) learnt to speak in childhood, 32.53% 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: Idioma o lengua con el que apredió hablar (in Spanish)