Carhuaz District

Carhuaz District is one of eleven districts of the province Carhuaz in the Ancash Region of Peru.[1] Its seat is Carhuaz.

Carhuaz

Qarwa
Country Peru
RegionAncash
ProvinceCarhuaz
CapitalCarhuaz
Government
 • MayorOscar Roosevelt Cerna Gomez
Area
 • Total194.62 km2 (75.14 sq mi)
Elevation
2,638 m (8,655 ft)
Population
 • Total13,615
 • Density70/km2 (180/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC-5 (PET)
UBIGEO020601

Ethnic groupsEdit

The people in the district are mainly indigenous citizens of Quechua descent. Quechua is the language which the majority of the population (67.23%) learnt to speak in childhood, 32.60% 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°04′01″S 77°49′01″W / 9.06694°S 77.81694°W / -9.06694; -77.81694