Limatambo District

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

Limatambo

Lima Tampu
Tarawasi
Country Peru
RegionCusco
ProvinceAnta
CapitalLimatambo
Government
 • MayorJesús Vargas Santos
Area
 • Total512.92 km2 (198.04 sq mi)
Elevation
2,554 m (8,379 ft)
Population
 • Total8,615
 • Density17/km2 (44/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC-5 (PET)
UBIGEO080306

GeographyEdit

One of the highest peaks of the district is Hatun Q'asa at 5,338 m (17,513 ft). Other mountains are listed below:[2]

  • Anawillka Q'asa
  • Anta Sirk'a
  • Iskuyuq Punta
  • Kuntur Marka
  • Kuyuq
  • Llama Wasi
  • Llamaylla
  • Muru Saywa
  • Muyuq
  • Pikchu Urqu
  • Pitu Phaqcha
  • Pukar
  • Qullpa Qhata
  • Ruq'a Pampa
  • Sikun Punta
  • Silla Q'asa
  • Tiklla
  • Tinkuq
  • T'asta Q'asa
  • Uma
  • Uman Chunta
  • Uqhu Pampa
  • Wakayuq Pampa
  • Waman Marka
  • Waqra Q'asa
  • Yana Pata

Ethnic groupsEdit

The people in the district are mainly indigenous citizens of Quechua descent. Quechua is the language which the majority of the population (79.74%) learnt to speak in childhood, 19.63% 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 2008-04-23 at the Wayback Machine. Retrieved April 11, 2008.
  2. ^ escale.minedu.gob.pe/ UGEL map Urubamba Province (Cusco Region)
  3. ^ inei.gob.pe Archived 2013-01-27 at the Wayback Machine INEI, Peru, Censos Nacionales 2007, Frequencias: Preguntas de Población


Coordinates: 13°28′46″S 72°26′39″W / 13.4795°S 72.4442°W / -13.4795; -72.4442