Atuncolla District

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Atuncolla
Hatunqulla
District
Sillustani and Lake Umayo
Sillustani and Lake Umayo
Country  Peru
Region Puno
Province Puno
Capital Atuncolla
Government
 • Mayor Nestor Quispe Ito
Area
 • Total 124.74 km2 (48.16 sq mi)
Elevation 3,822 m (12,539 ft)
Population (2005 census)
 • Total 3,984
 • Density 32/km2 (83/sq mi)
Time zone PET (UTC-5)
UBIGEO 210104

Atuncolla District is one of fifteen districts of the province Puno 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 (90.06%) learnt to speak in childhood, 9.23% of the residents started speaking using the Spanish language (2007 Peru Census).[2]

See also[edit]

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)