Chiara District, Andahuaylas

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Chiara
District
Country  Peru
Region Apurímac
Province Andahuaylas
Founded April 5, 1935
Capital Chiara
Government
 • Mayor Gabino Cartolin Altamirano
Area
 • Total 148.92 km2 (57.50 sq mi)
Elevation 3,270 m (10,730 ft)
Population (2005 census)
 • Total 1,623
 • Density 11/km2 (28/sq mi)
Time zone PET (UTC-5)
UBIGEO 030203

Chiara District is one of the nineteen districts of the province Andahuaylas 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 (96.79%) learnt to speak in childhood, 3.05% 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 Digital. Retrieved April 4, 2008.
  2. ^ inei.gob.pe INEI, Peru, Censos Nacionales 2007, Frequencias: Preguntas de Población


Coordinates: 13°52′19″S 73°40′12″W / 13.87194°S 73.67000°W / -13.87194; -73.67000