Belén District, Sucre
Distrito de Belén
Location of Belen in the Sucre province
|Founded||November 23, 1964|
|Subdivisions||4 populated places|
|• Mayor||Julián Elías Cárdenas Pérez|
|• Total||41.46 km2 (16.01 sq mi)|
|Elevation||3,195 m (10,482 ft)|
|Population (2005 census)|
|• Density||15/km2 (38/sq mi)|
|Time zone||PET (UTC-5)|
Belén District was created by Law No.15231 in Nov 23, 1964, during first term of President Fernando Belaúnde
The populated places in the district are:
The population of Belén is 611 people, 292 men and 319 women.
The people in the district are mainly indigenous citizens of Quechua descent. Quechua is the language which the majority of the population (79.32%) learnt to speak in childhood, 20.52% of the residents started speaking using the Spanish language (2007 Peru Census).
- 2011-2014: Julián Elías Cárdenas Pérez.
- 2007-2010: José Luis Romero Sheron.
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