Cullhuas District

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Country  Peru
Region Junín
Province Huancayo
Founded April 23, 1954
Capital Cullhuas
 • Mayor Jeremias Heraclio Olivera Aliaga
 • Total 108.01 km2 (41.70 sq mi)
Elevation 3,663 m (12,018 ft)
Population (2005 census)
 • Total 2,940
 • Density 27/km2 (70/sq mi)
Time zone PET (UTC-5)
UBIGEO 120113

Cullhuas District is one of twenty-eight districts of the province Huancayo 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 (63.39%) learnt to speak in childhood, 36.53% 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: 12°13′20″S 75°10′23″W / 12.2223°S 75.1731°W / -12.2223; -75.1731