Huancarama District

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Country  Peru
Region Apurímac
Province Andahuaylas
Capital Huancarama
 • Mayor Carlos Cavero Contreras
 • Total 153.04 km2 (59.09 sq mi)
Elevation 2,965 m (9,728 ft)
Population (2005 census)
 • Total 7,792
 • Density 51/km2 (130/sq mi)
Time zone PET (UTC-5)
UBIGEO 030204

Huancarama District is one of the nineteen districts of the province Andahuaylas 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 (80.11%) learnt to speak in childhood, 19.47% 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 Digital Archived 2008-04-23 at the Wayback Machine.. Retrieved April 4, 2008.
  2. ^ Archived 2013-01-27 at the Wayback Machine. INEI, Peru, Censos Nacionales 2007, Frequencias: Preguntas de Población

Coordinates: 13°39′16″S 73°05′08″W / 13.65444°S 73.08556°W / -13.65444; -73.08556