Ollantaytambo District

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Ruins of granaries on the hillside over Ollantaytambo.
Ruins of granaries on the hillside over Ollantaytambo.
Country  Peru
Region Cusco
Province Urubamba
Founded January 2, 1857
Capital Ollantaytambo
 • Mayor Wilfredo Baca Sequeiros
 • Total 640.25 km2 (247.20 sq mi)
Elevation 2,846 m (9,337 ft)
Population (2005 census)
 • Total 9,828
 • Density 15/km2 (40/sq mi)
Time zone PET (UTC-5)
UBIGEO 081306
Website muniollantaytambo.gob.pe

Ollantaytambo District is one of seven districts of the province Urubamba 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 (58.55%) learnt to speak in childhood, 38.74% of the residents started speaking using the Spanish language (2007 Peru Census).[2]

See also[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)

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