Colca District, Victor Fajardo

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Country  Peru
Region Ayacucho
Province Víctor Fajardo
Founded January 2, 1857
Capital Colca
 • Total 69.57 km2 (26.86 sq mi)
Elevation 2,972 m (9,751 ft)
Population (2005 census)
 • Total 1,345
 • Density 19/km2 (50/sq mi)
Time zone UTC-5 (PET)
UBIGEO 051007

Colca District is one of twelve districts of the province Víctor Fajardo 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 (83.11%) learnt to speak in childhood, 16.27% of the residents started speaking using the Spanish language (2007 Peru Census).[2]


  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. ^ 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°42′50″S 74°02′30″W / 13.7138°S 74.0416°W / -13.7138; -74.0416