Shilla District

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

Shilla
Coat of arms of Shilla
Coat of arms
Country Peru
RegionAncash
ProvinceCarhuaz
FoundedDecember 14, 1934
CapitalShilla
Government
 • MayorVidal Orlando Collpa Leyva
Area
 • Total130.19 km2 (50.27 sq mi)
Elevation
3,910 m (12,830 ft)
Population
 (2017)
 • Total2,789
 • Density21/km2 (55/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC-5 (PET)
UBIGEO020609
Websitemunishilla.gob.pe

Ethnic groupsEdit

The people in the district are mainly indigenous citizens of Quechua descent. Quechua is the language which the majority of the population (96.48%) learnt to speak in childhood, 3.23% of the residents started speaking using the Spanish language (2007 Peru Census).[2]

See alsoEdit

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: 9°13′59″S 77°40′01″W / 9.23306°S 77.66694°W / -9.23306; -77.66694