Cachimayo District

Cachimayo District is one of nine districts of the province Anta in Peru.[1]

Cachimayo
Kachimayu
Cusco as seen from the Cachimayo District north of the town (near Chaypa and the mountain Sirk'a)
Cusco as seen from the Cachimayo District north of the town (near Chaypa and the mountain Sirk'a)
Country Peru
RegionCusco
ProvinceAnta
FoundedMay 15, 1970
CapitalCachimayo
Government
 • MayorCirilo Quispe La Torre
Area
 • Total43.28 km2 (16.71 sq mi)
Elevation
3,442 m (11,293 ft)
Population
 • Total1,920
 • Density44/km2 (110/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC-5 (PET)
UBIGEO080303

The district is named after the Kachimayu (Quechua for "salt river") which crosses the district from west to east.[2]

Ethnic groupsEdit

The people in the district are mainly indigenous citizens of Quechua descent. Quechua is the language which the majority of the population (50.34%) learnt to speak in childhood, 49.41% 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 Distrital Archived April 23, 2008, at the Wayback Machine. Retrieved April 11, 2008.
  2. ^ escale.minedu.gob.pe - UGEL map of the Anta Province (Cusco Region) (unnamed, south of the town Cachimayo)
  3. ^ inei.gob.pe Archived January 27, 2013, at the Wayback Machine INEI, Peru, Censos Nacionales 2007, Frequencias: Preguntas de Población


Coordinates: 13°28′45″S 72°03′57″W / 13.4791°S 72.0659°W / -13.4791; -72.0659