San Luis District, Carlos Fermín Fitzcarrald

San Luis District is one of three districts of the province Carlos Fermín Fitzcarrald in Peru.[1]

San Luis District
Church of San Luis
Church of San Luis
Country Peru
RegionAncash
ProvinceCarlos Fermín Fitzcarrald
CapitalSan Luis
Government
 • MayorWilder Carlos Fitzcarrald Bravo
Area
 • Total256.45 km2 (99.02 sq mi)
Elevation
3,131 m (10,272 ft)
Population
 • Total11,887
 • Density46/km2 (120/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC-5 (PET)
UBIGEO020701

Ethnic groupsEdit

The people in the district are mainly indigenous citizens of Quechua descent. Quechua is the language which the majority of the population (88.73%) learnt to speak in childhood, 10.87 % 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 aprendió hablar (in Spanish)

Coordinates: 9°04′59″S 77°21′00″W / 9.08306°S 77.35000°W / -9.08306; -77.35000