Cuturapi District

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Cuturapi
Quturapi
District
Country  Peru
Region Puno
Province Yunguyo
Founded December 28, 1984
Capital San Juan de Cuturapi
Government
 • Mayor Valentin Huanchi
Area
 • Total 21.74 km2 (8.39 sq mi)
Elevation 3,855 m (12,648 ft)
Population (2007 census)
 • Total 1,598
 • Density 74/km2 (190/sq mi)
Time zone PET (UTC-5)
UBIGEO 211304

Cuturapi District is one of seven districts of the province Yunguyo in Peru.[1]

History[edit]

The Cuturapi District was created by Law No. 24042 (December 28, 1984), during the second term of Fernando Belaúnde Terry.

Ethnic groups[edit]

The people in the district are mainly indigenous citizens of Aymara descent. Aymara is the language which the majority of the population (68.27%) learnt to speak in childhood, while 30.22% of the residents started speaking using the Spanish language (2007 Peru Census).[2]

Authorities[edit]

Mayors[edit]

  • 2011-2014: Valentín Huanchi Huallpa.
  • 2007-2010: Humberto Mamani Huanchi.

References[edit]

  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. ^ inei.gob.pe 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)

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Coordinates: 16°16′13″S 69°10′40″W / 16.2703°S 69.1778°W / -16.2703; -69.1778