Pacucha District

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

Pacucha
Country Peru
RegionApurímac
ProvinceAndahuaylas
FoundedAugust 21, 1963
CapitalPacucha
Government
 • MayorOscar Franco Navarro
Area
 • Total170.39 km2 (65.79 sq mi)
Elevation
3,125 m (10,253 ft)
Population
 • Total10,018
 • Density59/km2 (150/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC-5 (PET)
UBIGEO030209

Ethnic groupsEdit

The people in the district are mainly indigenous citizens of Quechua descent. Quechua is the language which the majority of the population (91.50%) learnt to speak in childhood, 8.15% of the residents started speaking using the Spanish language (2007 Peru Census).[2]

See alsoEdit

  • Sóndor – an archeological site in Pacucha District

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°36′29″S 73°20′38″W / 13.60806°S 73.34389°W / -13.60806; -73.34389