Chumpi District

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Chumpi
District
Country  Peru
Region Ayacucho
Province Parinacochas
Capital Chumpi
Government
 • Mayor Celso Cirineo Geldres Cuadros
Area
 • Total 366.3 km2 (141.4 sq mi)
Elevation 3,201 m (10,502 ft)
Population (2005 census)
 • Total 3,062
 • Density 8.4/km2 (22/sq mi)
Time zone PET (UTC-5)
UBIGEO 050702

Chumpi District is one of eight districts of the Parinacochas Province in Peru.[1]

Geography[edit]

One of the highest mountains of the district is Pisti at approximately 4,200 m (13,800 ft). Other mountains are listed below:[2]

  • Ancha Qhata
  • Ayrampuyuq
  • Chilla P'ukru
  • Ch'akiqucha
  • Kiswar
  • Kiswarniyuq
  • Kuntur Sirk'a
  • Phuyusqa
  • Qullqa
  • Quri Pampa
  • Q'illu Urqu
  • Saqsa
  • Sinqata
  • Titankayuq
  • Wamantirka
  • Wisk'achani
  • Yana Urqu

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 (70.22%) learnt to speak in childhood, 29.61% of the residents started speaking using the Spanish language (2007 Peru Census).[3]

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 maps of the Lucanas Province 3, 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°41′38″S 74°07′27″W / 14.69389°S 74.12417°W / -14.69389; -74.12417