Anco-Huallo District

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Anku Wallu
Country  Peru
Region Apurímac
Province Chincheros
Founded February 20, 1964
Capital Uripa
 • Mayor Samuel Alex Medina Cardenas
 • Total 38.9 km2 (15.0 sq mi)
Elevation 3,204 m (10,512 ft)
Population (2005 census)
 • Total 10,510
 • Density 270/km2 (700/sq mi)
Time zone PET (UTC-5)
UBIGEO 030602

Anco-Huallo District is one of the eight districts of the province Chincheros 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 (71.16%) learnt to speak in childhood, 28.46% of the residents started speaking using the Spanish language (2007 Peru Census).[2]


  1. ^ (Spanish) Instituto Nacional de Estadística e Informática. Banco de Información Digital. Retrieved April 7, 2008.
  2. ^ INEI, Peru, Censos Nacionales 2007, Frequencias: Preguntas de Población: Idioma o lengua con el que aprendió hablar (in Spanish)

Coordinates: 13°31′59″S 73°40′37″W / 13.53306°S 73.67694°W / -13.53306; -73.67694