Chinchaypujio District

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Chinchaypujio
Chinchaypukyu
District
Country  Peru
Region Cusco
Province Anta
Founded October 1, 1941
Capital Chinchaypujio
Government
 • Mayor Zenon Bolivar Lloqque
Area
 • Total 390.58 km2 (150.80 sq mi)
Elevation 3,105 m (10,187 ft)
Population (2005 census)
 • Total 5,521
 • Density 14/km2 (37/sq mi)
Time zone PET (UTC-5)
UBIGEO 080304

Chinchaypujio District is one of nine districts of the province Anta 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 (91.85%) learnt to speak in childhood, 7.95% 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