Asquipata District

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Asquipata
Askipata
District
Country  Peru
Region Ayacucho
Province Víctor Fajardo
Founded December 23, 1986
Capital Asquipata
Government
 • Mayor Juan Gualberto Huamani Sulca
Area
 • Total 70.72 km2 (27.31 sq mi)
Elevation 3,350 m (10,990 ft)
Population (2005 census)
 • Total 435
 • Density 6.2/km2 (16/sq mi)
Time zone PET (UTC-5)
UBIGEO 051004

Asquipata 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 (79.18%) learnt to speak in childhood, 20.82% of the residents started speaking using the Spanish language (2007 Peru Census).[2]

References[edit]

  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. ^ 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: 14°00′48″S 73°55′57″W / 14.0132°S 73.9326°W / -14.0132; -73.9326