San Antonio de Cachi District

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San Antonio de Cachi
Kachi
District
Country  Peru
Region Apurímac
Province Andahuaylas
Founded June 8, 1936
Capital San Antonio de Cachi
Government
 • Mayor Esteban Astuquillca Arcce
Area
 • Total 178.78 km2 (69.03 sq mi)
Elevation 3,250 m (10,660 ft)
Population (2005 census)
 • Total 3,547
 • Density 20/km2 (51/sq mi)
Time zone PET (UTC-5)
UBIGEO 030212

San Antonio de Cachi or Kachi (Quechua for "salt") 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 (94.41%) learnt to speak in childhood, 5.22% 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°46′30″S 73°36′14″W / 13.77500°S 73.60389°W / -13.77500; -73.60389