Ccapi District

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Ccapi
Q'api
District
Country  Peru
Region Cusco
Province Paruro
Founded January 2, 1857
Capital Ccapi
Government
 • Mayor Ricardo Huarcaya Pumahualcca
Area
 • Total 334.85 km2 (129.29 sq mi)
Elevation 3,185 m (10,449 ft)
Population (2005 census)
 • Total 4,485
 • Density 13/km2 (35/sq mi)
Time zone PET (UTC-5)
UBIGEO 081003

Ccapi District is one of nine districts of the Paruro Province 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 (96.39%) learnt to speak in childhood, 3.25% of the residents started speaking using the Spanish language (2007 Peru Census).[2]

Geography[edit]

One of the highest peaks of the district is Tawqa Urqu at 4,624 m (15,171 ft). Other mountains are listed below:[3]

  • Apu Tayta
  • Khipu
  • Llama Kunka
  • Pirqa
  • Puma Ranra
  • Q'illu
  • Ruq'a
  • Suyu Qaqa
  • Wayta Qucha

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)
  3. ^ escale.minedu.gob.pe/ UGEL map Paruro Province (Cusco Region)


Coordinates: 13°51′09″S 72°04′52″W / 13.8526°S 72.0810°W / -13.8526; -72.0810