Chungui District

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Country  Peru
Region Ayacucho
Province La Mar
Capital Chungui
 • Mayor Elvin Ccaicuri Santi[1]
 • Total 1,060.52 km2 (409.47 sq mi)
Elevation 3,499 m (11,480 ft)
Population (2005 census)
 • Total 7,209
 • Density 6.8/km2 (18/sq mi)
Time zone PET (UTC-5)
UBIGEO 050505

Chungui District is one of eight districts of the province La Mar in Peru.[2]

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 (96.45%) learnt to speak in childhood, 2.73% of the residents started speaking using the Spanish language (2007 Peru Census).[3]


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  2. ^ (in Spanish) Instituto Nacional de Estadística e Informática. Banco de Información Distrital Archived April 23, 2008, at the Wayback Machine.. Retrieved April 11, 2008.
  3. ^ 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: 13°13′17″S 73°37′16″W / 13.2213°S 73.6210°W / -13.2213; -73.6210