Caylloma District

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Caylloma
District
Country  Peru
Region Arequipa
Province Caylloma
Capital Caylloma
Area
 • Total 1,499 km2 (579 sq mi)
Elevation 4,310 m (14,140 ft)
Population (2005 census)
 • Total 4,101
 • Density 2.7/km2 (7.1/sq mi)
Time zone PET (UTC-5)
UBIGEO 040505

Caylloma District is one of twenty districts of the province Caylloma in Peru.[1]

Geography[edit]

Some of the highest mountains of the district are listed below:[2]

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 (62.79%) learnt to speak in childhood, 36.39% of the residents started speaking using the Spanish language (2007 Peru Census).[3]

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. ^ escale.minedu.gob.pe - UGEL maps of the Caylloma Province 1
  3. ^ 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: 15°11′25″S 71°46′30″W / 15.1903°S 71.7750°W / -15.1903; -71.7750