Langui District

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Langui
District
Location of Langui in the Canas province
Location of Langui in the Canas province
Country  Peru
Region Cusco
Province Canas
Capital Langui
Government
 • Mayor Dimas Braulio Esquivel Caballero (2007)
Area
 • Total 187.1 km2 (72.2 sq mi)
Elevation 3,969 m (13,022 ft)
Population (2005 census)
 • Total 3,032
 • Density 16/km2 (42/sq mi)
Time zone PET (UTC-5)
UBIGEO 080504

Langui District is one of eight districts in the Canas Province in Peru. Its seat is the village of Langui.

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 (82.83%) learnt to speak in childhood, 16.81% of the residents started speaking using the Spanish language (2007 Peru Census).[1]

Sources[edit]

  1. ^ inei.gob.pe INEI, Peru, Censos Nacionales 2007, Frequencias: Preguntas de Población