San Miguel de Aco District

San Miguel de Aco District is one of eleven districts of the province Carhuaz in Peru.[1]

San Miguel de Aco

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Country Peru
RegionAncash
ProvinceCarhuaz
FoundedDecember 7, 1953
CapitalAco
Government
 • MayorTomas Severiano Gutierrez Lliuya
Area
 • Total133.89 km2 (51.70 sq mi)
Elevation
2,925 m (9,596 ft)
Population
 • Total2,353
 • Density18/km2 (46/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC-5 (PET)
UBIGEO020608

Ethnic groupsEdit

The people in the district are mainly indigenous citizens of Quechua descent. Quechua is the language which the majority of the population (96.98%) learnt to speak in childhood, 2.90% 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 apredió hablar (in Spanish)

Coordinates: 8°22′01″S 77°39′00″W / 8.367°S 77.650°W / -8.367; -77.650