Zurite District

Zurite District is one of nine districts of the province Anta in Peru.[1]

Zurite

Surit'i
Country Peru
RegionCusco
ProvinceAnta
FoundedJanuary 2, 1857
CapitalZurite
Government
 • MayorFeliciano Pacocha Encalada
Area
 • Total52.33 km2 (20.20 sq mi)
Elevation
3,391 m (11,125 ft)
Population
 • Total3,975
 • Density76/km2 (200/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC-5 (PET)
UBIGEO080309

Ethnic groupsEdit

The people in the district are mainly indigenous citizens of Quechua descent. Quechua is the language which the majority of the population (61.82%) learnt to speak in childhood, 37.96% 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


Coordinates: 13°27′20″S 72°15′21″W / 13.4555°S 72.2559°W / -13.4555; -72.2559