Pacobamba District

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

Pacobamba
Country Peru
RegionApurímac
ProvinceAndahuaylas
FoundedJanuary 20, 1944
CapitalPacobamba
Government
 • MayorFredy Trocones Villcas
Area
 • Total245.9 km2 (94.9 sq mi)
Elevation
2,720 m (8,920 ft)
Population
 • Total5,962
 • Density24/km2 (63/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC-5 (PET)
UBIGEO030208

Ethnic groupsEdit

The people in the district are mainly indigenous citizens of Quechua descent. Quechua is the language which the majority of the population (90.85%) learnt to speak in childhood, 8.80% 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°31′01″S 72°48′00″W / 13.51694°S 72.80000°W / -13.51694; -72.80000