Accomarca District

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Accomarca
Aqumarka
District
Country  Peru
Region Ayacucho
Province Vilcas Huamán
Founded January 29, 1965
Capital Accomarca
Area
 • Total 82.43 km2 (31.83 sq mi)
Elevation 3,351 m (10,994 ft)
Population (2005 census)
 • Total 1,836
 • Density 22/km2 (58/sq mi)
Time zone PET (UTC-5)
UBIGEO 051102

Accomarca District is one of eight districts of the province Vilcas Huamán in Peru.[1]

Ethnic groups[edit]

The people in the district are mainly indigenous citizens of Quechua descent. Quechua is the language which the majority of the population (95.64%) learnt to speak in childhood, 4.13% of the residents started speaking using the Spanish language (2007 Peru Census).[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ (Spanish) Instituto Nacional de Estadística e Informática. Banco de Información Distrital. Retrieved April 11, 2008.
  2. ^ inei.gob.pe INEI, Peru, Censos Nacionales 2007, Frequencias: Preguntas de Población: Idioma o lengua con el que aprendió hablar (in Spanish)