Chipao District

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Chipao
Chipaw
District
Qarwarasu
Country  Peru
Region Ayacucho
Province Lucanas
Capital Chipao
Government
 • Mayor William Sandro Espino Ferrel
Area
 • Total 1,166.91 km2 (450.55 sq mi)
Elevation 3,420 m (11,220 ft)
Population (2005 census)
 • Total 3,580
 • Density 3.1/km2 (7.9/sq mi)
Time zone PET (UTC-5)
UBIGEO 050606

Chipao District is one of twenty-one districts of the province Lucanas in Peru.[1]

Geography[edit]

Some of the highest mountains in the district are Rasuwillka and Qarwarasu. Other mountains are listed below:[2]

  • Anta P'ukru
  • Anta Urqu
  • Aqu P'ukru
  • Aqu Urqu
  • Chakra Pata
  • Chunta
  • Ichhu Qutu
  • Jayuni
  • Misk'i Pata
  • Palla Palla
  • Parqa Parqa
  • Pawkaray
  • Pichqaqucha
  • Puka Muqu
  • Puka Punchu
  • Puka Salla
  • Phiruru
  • Qarwa Uqhu
  • Qullpa Punta
  • Q'illu Q'asa
  • Q'illu Urqu
  • Sallqan Tiwa
  • Sapan Urqu
  • Silla Q'asa
  • Surapata
  • Titi Q'asa
  • Uqi
  • Waman Pirqa
  • Waych'ayuq
  • Waylla Wit'u
  • Waytayuq
  • Yana Ranra
  • Yana Yana
  • Yunka
  • Yuraq Pata

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 (73.03%) learnt to speak in childhood, 26.54% of the residents started speaking using the Spanish language (2007 Peru Census).[3]

See also[edit]

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. ^ escale.minedu.gob.pe - UGEL map of the Lucanas Province 2 (Ayacucho Region)
  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: 14°15′01″S 73°57′16″W / 14.2502°S 73.9545°W / -14.2502; -73.9545