Huachocolpa District, Huancavelica

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Huachocolpa
Wachu Qullpa
District
Country  Peru
Region Huancavelica
Province Huancavelica
Founded October 29, 1953
Capital Huachocolpa
Government
 • Mayor

Celso Condori Ramos
(2007-2010)

Area
 • Total 336.28 km2 (129.84 sq mi)
Elevation 3,956 m (12,979 ft)
Population (
(2005))
 • Total 3,255
 • Density 9.7/km2 (25/sq mi)
Time zone PET (UTC-5)
UBIGEO 090106

Huachocolpa District is one of nineteen districts of the province Huancavelica in Peru.[1]

Geography[edit]

Some of the highest mountains 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 (54.92%) learnt to speak in childhood, 44.83% of the residents started speaking using the Spanish language (2007 Peru Census).[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ (in Spanish) Instituto Nacional de Estadística e Informática. Banco de Información Distrital Archived 2008-04-23 at the Wayback Machine.. Retrieved April 11, 2008.
  2. ^ escale.minedu.gob.pe/ UGEL map Huancavelica Province 2 (Huancavelica Region)
  3. ^ inei.gob.pe Archived 2013-01-27 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°01′54″S 74°56′50″W / 13.0317°S 74.9471°W / -13.0317; -74.9471