Chiara District, Andahuaylas

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

Chiara

Ch'iyara
Country Peru
RegionApurímac
ProvinceAndahuaylas
FoundedApril 5, 1935
Government
 • MayorGabino Cartolin Altamirano
Area
 • Total148.92 km2 (57.50 sq mi)
Elevation
3,270 m (10,730 ft)
Population
 • Total1,623
 • Density11/km2 (28/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC-5 (PET)
UBIGEO030203

Ethnic groupsEdit

The people in the district are mainly indigenous citizens of Quechua descent. Quechua is the language which the majority of the population (96.79%) learnt to speak in childhood, 3.05% 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°52′19″S 73°40′12″W / 13.87194°S 73.67000°W / -13.87194; -73.67000