Santa María de Chicmo District

Santa María de Chicmo District is one of the nineteen districts of the province Andahuaylas in Peru.[1]

Santa María de Chicmo
Country Peru
RegionApurímac
ProvinceAndahuaylas
FoundedDecember 11, 1964
CapitalSanta María de Chicmo
Government
 • MayorHerminio Ortiz Guizado
Area
 • Total162.14 km2 (62.60 sq mi)
Elevation
3,262 m (10,702 ft)
Population
 • Total10,643
 • Density66/km2 (170/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC-5 (PET)
UBIGEO030215

Ethnic groupsEdit

The people in the district are mainly indigenous citizens of Quechua descent. Quechua is the language which the majority of the population (84.22%) learnt to speak in childhood, 15.41% of the residents started speaking using the Spanish language (2007 Peru Census).[2]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ (in Spanish) Institution 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°39′22″S 73°29′35″W / 13.65611°S 73.49306°W / -13.65611; -73.49306