Acraquia District

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Country  Peru
Region Huancavelica
Province Tayacaja
Founded September 9, 1954
Capital Acraquia
 • Mayor Roger Hermogenes Huaripata Solier
 • Total 110.27 km2 (42.58 sq mi)
Elevation 3,287 m (10,784 ft)
Population (2005 census)
 • Total 5,061
 • Density 46/km2 (120/sq mi)
Time zone UTC-5 (PET)
UBIGEO 090703

Acraquia District is one of sixteen districts of the province Tayacaja 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 (51.68%) learnt to speak in childhood, 47.98% of the residents started speaking using the Spanish language (2007 Peru Census).[2]


  1. ^ (in Spanish) Instituto Nacional de Estadística e Informática. Banco de Información Distrital Archived 2008-04-23 at the Wayback Machine.. Retrieved April 11, 2008.
  2. ^ Archived 2013-01-27 at the Wayback Machine. INEI, Peru, Censos Nacionales 2007, Frequencias: Preguntas de Población: Idioma o lengua con el que aprendió hablar (in Spanish)

Coordinates: 12°24′24″S 74°54′05″W / 12.4068°S 74.9014°W / -12.4068; -74.9014