Santa María de Chicmo District

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Santa María de Chicmo
District
Country  Peru
Region Apurímac
Province Andahuaylas
Founded December 11, 1964
Capital Santa María de Chicmo
Government
 • Mayor Herminio Ortiz Guizado
Area
 • Total 162.14 km2 (62.60 sq mi)
Elevation 3,262 m (10,702 ft)
Population (2005 census)
 • Total 10,643
 • Density 66/km2 (170/sq mi)
Time zone PET (UTC-5)
UBIGEO 030215

Santa María de Chicmo 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 (84.22%) learnt to speak in childhood, 15.41% of the residents started speaking using the Spanish language (2007 Peru Census).[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ (Spanish) Institution 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°39′22″S 73°29′35″W / 13.65611°S 73.49306°W / -13.65611; -73.49306