Talavera District

Talavera District is one of the nineteen districts of the province Andahuaylas in Peru.[1]

Talavera
Country Peru
RegionApurímac
ProvinceAndahuaylas
CapitalTalavera
Government
 • MayorJuan Ricardo Reynoso Gutierrez
Area
 • Total148.12 km2 (57.19 sq mi)
Elevation
2,820 m (9,250 ft)
Population
 • Total17,707
 • Density120/km2 (310/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC-5 (PET)
UBIGEO030216

Ethnic groupsEdit

The people in the district are mainly indigenous citizens of Quechua descent. Quechua is the language which the majority of the population (58.77%) learnt to speak in childhood, 40.92% 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 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: 14°05′S 73°43′W / 14.083°S 73.717°W / -14.083; -73.717