Huancarama District

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

Huancarama
Country Peru
RegionApurímac
ProvinceAndahuaylas
CapitalHuancarama
Government
 • MayorCarlos Cavero Contreras
Area
 • Total153.04 km2 (59.09 sq mi)
Elevation
2,965 m (9,728 ft)
Population
 • Total7,792
 • Density51/km2 (130/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC-5 (PET)
UBIGEO030204

Ethnic groupsEdit

The people in the district are mainly indigenous citizens of Quechua descent. Quechua is the language which the majority of the population (80.11%) learnt to speak in childhood, 19.47% 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 2008-04-23 at the Wayback Machine. Retrieved April 4, 2008.
  2. ^ inei.gob.pe Archived 2013-01-27 at the Wayback Machine INEI, Peru, Censos Nacionales 2007, Frequencias: Preguntas de Población

Coordinates: 13°39′16″S 73°05′08″W / 13.65444°S 73.08556°W / -13.65444; -73.08556