Aucara District

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Aucara
District
The lake Quchapampa and the village Aucara
The lake Quchapampa and the village Aucara
Country  Peru
Region Ayacucho
Province Lucanas
Capital Aucara
Government
 • Mayor Ismael Tito Ccoyllo
Area
 • Total 903.51 km2 (348.85 sq mi)
Elevation 3,220 m (10,560 ft)
Population (2005 census)
 • Total 2,744
 • Density 3.0/km2 (7.9/sq mi)
Time zone PET (UTC-5)
UBIGEO 050602

Aucara District is one of twenty-one districts of the province Lucanas 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 (52.65%) learnt to speak in childhood, 47.04% of the residents started speaking using the Spanish language (2007 Peru Census).[2]

See also[edit]

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: 14°41′38″S 74°07′27″W / 14.69389°S 74.12417°W / -14.69389; -74.12417