Coasa District

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Country  Peru
Region Puno
Province Carabaya
Capital Coasa
 • Mayor Meliton Palacios Casazola
 • Total 3,572.92 km2 (1,379.51 sq mi)
Elevation 3,783 m (12,411 ft)
Population (2005 census)
 • Total 8,897
 • Density 2.5/km2 (6.4/sq mi)
Time zone PET (UTC-5)
UBIGEO 210304

Coasa District is one of ten districts of the province Carabaya in Peru.[1]

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 (95.16%) learnt to speak in childhood, 4.59% of the residents started speaking using the Spanish language (2007 Peru Census).[2]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ (Spanish) Instituto Nacional de Estadística e Informática. Banco de Información Distrital Archived April 23, 2008, at the Wayback Machine.. Retrieved April 11, 2008.
  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)

Coordinates: 13°59′12″S 70°01′02″W / 13.98667°S 70.01722°W / -13.98667; -70.01722