Pariahuanca District, Carhuaz

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

Pariahuanca

Paryawanka
Country Peru
RegionAncash
ProvinceCarhuaz
FoundedOctober 6, 1905
CapitalPariahuanca
Government
 • MayorZenobio Gregorio Mendez Aguirre
Area
 • Total11.74 km2 (4.53 sq mi)
Elevation
2,811 m (9,222 ft)
Population
 (2017)
 • Total1,381
 • Density120/km2 (300/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC-5 (PET)
UBIGEO020607

Ethnic groupsEdit

The people in the district are mainly indigenous citizens of Quechua descent. Quechua is the language which the majority of the population (72.88%) learnt to speak in childhood, 26.98% 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 2008-04-17 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°22′01″S 77°34′59″W / 9.36694°S 77.58306°W / -9.36694; -77.58306