Tinta District

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Tinta
District
Church in Tinta
Church in Tinta
Country  Peru
Region Cusco
Province Canchis
Capital Tinta
Government
 • Mayor Angel Gabino Manya Zavaleta
Area
 • Total 79.39 km2 (30.65 sq mi)
Elevation 3,466 m (11,371 ft)
Population (2005 census)
 • Total 6,152
 • Density 77/km2 (200/sq mi)
Time zone PET (UTC-5)
UBIGEO 080608

Tinta District is one of eight districts of the Canchis Province in Peru.[1]

Geography[edit]

The most important river of the district is the Willkanuta which crosses the district from south-east to north-west.[2]

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 (75.37%) learnt to speak in childhood, 24.33% of the residents started speaking using the Spanish language (2007 Peru Census).[3]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ (Spanish) Instituto Nacional de Estadística e Informática. Banco de Información Distrital. Retrieved April 11, 2008.
  2. ^ escale.minedu.gob.pe - UGEL maps of the Canchis Province (Cusco Region)
  3. ^ inei.gob.pe INEI, Peru, Censos Nacionales 2007, Frequencias: Preguntas de Población: Idioma o lengua con el que aprendió hablar (in Spanish)