Chucuito District

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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
 • Mayor Pedro Alfonso Teves Cruz
 • 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

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]


See also[edit]


  1. ^ (in Spanish) Municipalidad Distrital Chucuito, Municipalidad Distrital de Chucuito Archived 2007-10-15 at the Wayback Machine., Retrieved November 9, 2007.
  2. ^ 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