Huancaray District

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Square of Huancaray
Square of Huancaray
Country  Peru
Region Apurímac
Province Andahuaylas
Capital Huancaray
 • Mayor Macedonio Martin Mallcco Matute
 • Total 112.2 km2 (43.3 sq mi)
Elevation 2,902 m (9,521 ft)
Population (2005 census)
 • Total 4,775
 • Density 43/km2 (110/sq mi)
Time zone PET (UTC-5)
UBIGEO 030205

Huancaray 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 (89.23%) learnt to speak in childhood, 10.23% of the residents started speaking using the Spanish language (2007 Peru Census).[2]


  1. ^ (Spanish) Instituto Nacional de Estadística e Informática. Banco de Información Digital. Retrieved April 4, 2008.
  2. ^ INEI, Peru, Censos Nacionales 2007, Frequencias: Preguntas de Población

Coordinates: 13°46′15″S 73°32′12″W / 13.77083°S 73.53667°W / -13.77083; -73.53667