Marcará District

Marcará District is one of eleven districts of the province Carhuaz in Peru.[1]

Marcará
Country Peru
RegionAncash
ProvinceCarhuaz
FoundedOctober 6, 1905
CapitalMarcará
Government
 • MayorJorge Patricio Cruz Lazaro
Area
 • Total157.49 km2 (60.81 sq mi)
Elevation
2,726 m (8,944 ft)
Population
 • Total8,879
 • Density56/km2 (150/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC-5 (PET)
UBIGEO020606

Ethnic groupsEdit

The people in the district are mainly indigenous citizens of Quechua descent. Quechua is the language which the majority of the population (76.61%) learnt to speak in childhood, 23.08% 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 2008-04-23 at the Wayback Machine. Retrieved April 11, 2008.
  2. ^ inei.gob.pe Archived 2013-01-27 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°16′59″S 77°36′00″W / 9.28306°S 77.60000°W / -9.28306; -77.60000