Acopia District

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Acopia
District
Country  Peru
Region Cusco
Province Acomayo
Founded November 11, 1944
Capital Acopia
Government
 • Mayor Vital Geri Layme
Area
 • Total 91.72 km2 (35.41 sq mi)
Elevation 3,715 m (12,188 ft)
Population (2005 census)
 • Total 2,603
 • Density 28/km2 (74/sq mi)
Time zone PET (UTC-5)
UBIGEO 080202

Acopia District is one of seven districts of the province Acomayo 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 (91.42%) learnt to speak in childhood, 8.54% 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 Distrital. Retrieved April 11, 2008.
  2. ^ inei.gob.pe INEI, Peru, Censos Nacionales 2007, Frequencias: Preguntas de Población

Coordinates: 14°03′32″S 71°29′38″W / 14.05889°S 71.49389°W / -14.05889; -71.49389