Anta District, Acobamba

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Country  Peru
Region Huancavelica
Province Acobamba
Founded January 15, 1943
Capital Anta
 • Mayor Maximiliano Taipe Palacios
 • Total 91.36 km2 (35.27 sq mi)
Elevation 3,600 m (11,800 ft)
Population (2005 census)
 • Total 6,466
 • Density 71/km2 (180/sq mi)
Time zone PET (UTC-5)
UBIGEO 090203

Anta District is one of eight districts of the province Acobamba 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 (98.48%) learnt to speak in childhood, 1.37% 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 April 23, 2008, at the Wayback Machine.. Retrieved April 11, 2008.
  2. ^ Archived January 27, 2013, 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°48′44″S 74°38′19″W / 12.8122°S 74.6385°W / -12.8122; -74.6385