Capaya District

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Capaya
Country Peru
RegionApurímac
ProvinceAymaraes
FoundedJanuary 12, 1956
CapitalCapaya
Government
 • MayorVitaliano Julian Arbieto Roldan
Area
 • Total77.75 km2 (30.02 sq mi)
Elevation
3,290 m (10,790 ft)
Population
 • Total738
 • Density9.5/km2 (25/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC-5 (PET)
UBIGEO030402

Capaya District is one of the seventeen districts of the province Aymaraes 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 (50.73%) learnt to speak in childhood, 48.98% of the residents started speaking using the Spanish language (2007 Peru Census).[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ ‹See Tfd›(in Spanish) Instituto Nacional de Estadística e Informática. Banco de Información Digital Archived April 23, 2008, at the Wayback Machine. Retrieved April 7, 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°07′08″S 73°19′05″W / 14.119°S 73.318°W / -14.119; -73.318