Ataquero District

Ataquero District is one of eleven districts of the province Carhuaz in Peru.[1]

Ataquero
Plaza mayor carhuac.jpg
Country Peru
RegionAncash
ProvinceCarhuaz
FoundedDecember 14, 1934
CapitalCarhuac
Government
 • MayorFermín Jaime Gutiérrez Mendoza
(2019-2022)
Area
 • Total47.22 km2 (18.23 sq mi)
Elevation
2,719 m (8,921 ft)
Population
 (2017)
 • Total1,469
 • Density31/km2 (81/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC-5 (PET)
UBIGEO020605

Ethnic groupsEdit

The people in the district are mainly indigenous citizens of Quechua descent. Quechua is the language which the majority of the population (87.77%) learnt to speak in childhood, 12.16% 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)

Coordinates: 9°15′00″S 77°43′01″W / 9.25000°S 77.71694°W / -9.25000; -77.71694