Apongo District

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Apongo
District
Country  Peru
Region Ayacucho
Province Víctor Fajardo
Founded May 13, 1936
Capital Apongo
Government
 • Mayor Sabina Cusi Chamba
Area
 • Total 171.58 km2 (66.25 sq mi)
Elevation 3,068 m (10,066 ft)
Population (2005 census)
 • Total 630
 • Density 3.7/km2 (9.5/sq mi)
Time zone PET (UTC-5)
UBIGEO 051003

Apongo District is one of twelve districts of the province Víctor Fajardo 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 (87.92%) learnt to speak in childhood, 11.83% 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 Archived April 23, 2008, at the Wayback Machine.. Retrieved April 11, 2008.
  2. ^ inei.gob.pe 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: 13°59′43″S 73°55′54″W / 13.9954°S 73.9317°W / -13.9954; -73.9317