Yungar District

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

Yungar
Country Peru
RegionAncash
ProvinceCarhuaz
FoundedNovember 22, 1868
CapitalYungar
Government
 • MayorJulio Constantino Robles Ramirez
Area
 • Total46.43 km2 (17.93 sq mi)
Elevation
2,828 m (9,278 ft)
Population
 • Total3,181
 • Density69/km2 (180/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC-5 (PET)
UBIGEO020611
Websitewww.muniyungar.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 (80.11%) learnt to speak in childhood, 19.73% 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 April 23, 2008, at the Wayback Machine. Retrieved April 11, 2008.
  2. ^ inei.gob.pe Archived January 27, 2013, 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°22′01″S 77°36′00″W / 9.36694°S 77.60000°W / -9.36694; -77.60000