San Antonio District, Puno

San Antonio District or San Antonio de Esquilache District is one of fifteen districts of the Puno Province in the Puno Region of Peru.[1]

San Antonio de Esquilache District
Country Peru
RegionPuno
ProvincePuno
CapitalSan Antonio de Esquilache
Government
 • MayorTeodoro Cipriano Ticona Alvarez
Area
 • Total376.75 km2 (145.46 sq mi)
Elevation
4,700 m (15,400 ft)
Population
 • Total1,613
 • Density4.3/km2 (11/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC-5 (PET)
UBIGEO210113

GeographyEdit

Some of the highest mountains of the district are listed below:[2]

Ethnic groupsEdit

The people in the district are mainly indigenous citizens of Quechua descent. Quechua is the language which the majority of the population (85.94%) learnt to speak in childhood, 8.60% of the residents started speaking using the Aymara language and 5.46% learnt Spanish as the first language (2007 Peru Census).[3]

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 of the Puno Province (Puno Region)
  3. ^ 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 aprendió hablar (in Spanish)


Coordinates: 16°05′55″S 70°33′30″W / 16.0986°S 70.5583°W / -16.0986; -70.5583