Chucuito District

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Chucuito
District
Lake Titicaca as seen from Chucuito
Lake Titicaca as seen from Chucuito
Coat of arms of Chucuito
Coat of arms
Country  Peru
Region Puno
Province Puno
Capital Chucuito
Government
 • Mayor Pedro Alfonso Teves Cruz
Area
 • Total 121.18 km2 (46.79 sq mi)
Elevation 3,871 m (12,700 ft)
Population (2005 census)
 • Total 9,366
 • Density 77/km2 (200/sq mi)
Time zone UTC-5 (PET)
UBIGEO 210106
Website munichucuito.gob.pe

Chucuito District is one of the districts of the Puno Province in the Puno Region in Peru.[1]

Ethnic groups[edit]

The people in the district are mainly indigenous citizens of Aymara descent. Aymara is the language which the majority of the population (73.54%) learnt to speak in childhood, 23.71% of the residents started speaking using the Spanish language (2007 Peru Census).[2]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ (in Spanish) Municipalidad Distrital Chucuito, Municipalidad Distrital de Chucuito Archived 2007-10-15 at the Wayback Machine., Retrieved November 9, 2007.
  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)

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Coordinates: 15°54′05″S 69°53′49″W / 15.9013°S 69.8970°W / -15.9013; -69.8970