Huaribamba District

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Huaribamba government building
Huaribamba government building
Country  Peru
Region Huancavelica
Province Tayacaja
Capital Huaribamba
 • Mayor Nilton Fortunato Minaya Romani
 • Total 359.93 km2 (138.97 sq mi)
Elevation 2,996 m (9,829 ft)
Population (2005 census)
 • Total 7,962
 • Density 22/km2 (57/sq mi)
Time zone PET (UTC-5)
UBIGEO 090709

Huaribamba District is one of sixteen districts of the province Tayacaja 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 (65.63%) learnt to speak in childhood, 34.07% of the residents started speaking using the Spanish language (2007 Peru Census).[2]


  1. ^ (Spanish) Instituto Nacional de Estadística e Informática. Banco de Información Distrital. Retrieved April 11, 2008.
  2. ^ INEI, Peru, Censos Nacionales 2007, Frequencias: Preguntas de Población: Idioma o lengua con el que aprendió hablar (in Spanish)

Coordinates: 12°16′46″S 74°56′18″W / 12.2795°S 74.9382°W / -12.2795; -74.9382