Tumay Huaraca District

Tumay Huaraca District is one of the nineteen districts of the Andahuaylas Province in Peru.[1]

Tumay Huaraca
Country Peru
RegionApurímac
ProvinceAndahuaylas
FoundedDecember 29, 1964
CapitalUmamarca
Government
 • MayorRufino Edgay Taipe Romani
Area
 • Total446.71 km2 (172.48 sq mi)
Elevation
3,369 m (11,053 ft)
Population
 • Total1,907
 • Density4.3/km2 (11/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC-5 (PET)
UBIGEO030217

GeographyEdit

One of the highest peaks of the district is Puka T'uruyuq at approximately 4,400 m (14,400 ft). Other mountains are listed below:[2]

  • Anka Silla
  • Aqu Urqu
  • Awki Marka
  • Chaku
  • Chipana Wayq'u
  • Chhurku Rumi
  • Ch'aki Qucha
  • Ch'aki Qucha Pata
  • Ichhu Urqu
  • Inti Ruphasqa
  • Kuntur Pampa
  • Kunturillu
  • Parqu
  • Puma Pukyu
  • Punta Pata
  • P'isaqayuq
  • Qillwa
  • Qillwa Qucha
  • Qucha Urqu
  • Saywa
  • Sinqa Urqu
  • Supay Urqu
  • Wamp'u
  • Waylla Q'asa
  • Wit'u
  • Yuraq Q'asa

Ethnic groupsEdit

The people in the district are mainly indigenous citizens of Quechua descent. Quechua is the language which the majority of the population (94.53%) learnt to speak in childhood, 5.07% of the residents started speaking using the Spanish language (2007 Peru Census).[3]

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. ^ escale.minedu.gob.pe/ UGEL map Andahuaylas Province (Apurímac Region)
  3. ^ inei.gob.pe Archived 2013-01-27 at the Wayback Machine INEI, Peru, Censos Nacionales 2007, Frequencias: Preguntas de Población

Coordinates: 13°39′02″S 73°23′26″W / 13.65056°S 73.39056°W / -13.65056; -73.39056