Corani District

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Country  Peru
Region Puno
Province Carabaya
Founded May 2, 1854
Capital Corani
 • Mayor Guzman Victor Yana Cruz
 • Total 852.99 km2 (329.34 sq mi)
Elevation 3,986 m (13,077 ft)
Population (2005 census)
 • Total 3,581
 • Density 4.2/km2 (11/sq mi)
Time zone PET (UTC-5)
UBIGEO 210305

Corani (from Aymara Qurani, meaning "the one with herbs") is one of ten districts of the Carabaya Province in Peru.[1]


The southern section of the Willkanuta mountain range traverses the district. Some of the highest peaks of the district are listed below:[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 (96.64%) learnt to speak in childhood, 3.03 % of the residents started speaking using the Spanish language (2007 Peru Census).[3]


  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. ^ - UGEL map of the Carabaya Province (Puno Region)
  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°52′31″S 70°36′29″W / 13.87528°S 70.60806°W / -13.87528; -70.60806