Haquira District

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Main square in Haquira
Main square in Haquira
Country  Peru
Region Apurímac
Province Cotabambas
Founded January 2, 1857
Capital Haquira
 • Mayor Rogelio Chahua Pacco
 • Total 475.46 km2 (183.58 sq mi)
Elevation 3,671 m (12,044 ft)
Population (2005 census)
 • Total 10,593
 • Density 22/km2 (58/sq mi)
Time zone PET (UTC-5)
UBIGEO 030504

Haquira District is one of the six districts of the province Cotabambas 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 (91.26%) learnt to speak in childhood, 8.52% 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 Digital. Retrieved April 7, 2008.
  2. ^ inei.gob.pe INEI, Peru, Censos Nacionales 2007, Frequencias: Preguntas de Población

Coordinates: 14°13′24″S 72°11′41″W / 14.22333°S 72.19472°W / -14.22333; -72.19472