Capaya District

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Country  Peru
Region Apurímac
Province Aymaraes
Founded January 12, 1956
Capital Capaya
 • Mayor Vitaliano Julian Arbieto Roldan
 • Total 77.75 km2 (30.02 sq mi)
Elevation 3,290 m (10,790 ft)
Population (2005 census)
 • Total 738
 • Density 9.5/km2 (25/sq mi)
Time zone PET (UTC-5)
UBIGEO 030402

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]


  1. ^ (Spanish) Instituto Nacional de Estadística e Informática. Banco de Información Digital. Retrieved April 7, 2008.
  2. ^ 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