Huaro District

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Huaro
Waru
District
Country  Peru
Region Cusco
Province Quispicanchi
Founded September 26, 1952
Capital Huaro
Government
 • Mayor Julián Condori Puma
Area
 • Total 106.28 km2 (41.03 sq mi)
Elevation 3,157 m (10,358 ft)
Population (2005 census)
 • Total 4,587
 • Density 43/km2 (110/sq mi)
Time zone PET (UTC-5)
UBIGEO 081207

The Huaro District is one of the twelve districts in the Quispicanchi Province in Peru. Created by Law No. 11863 on September 26, 1952, its capital is the town of Huaro.

Geography[edit]

One of the highest peaks of the district is Khuchiyuq at approximately 4,600 m (15,100 ft). Other mountains are listed below:[1]

  • Apu Waylla Q'asa
  • Kuntur Sayana
  • Mit'a Mit'a
  • Puka Punta
  • Qullpani
  • Q'illu Rumiyuq
  • Willka
  • Wiraqucha

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 (56.81%) learnt to speak in childhood, 42.90% of the residents started speaking using the Spanish language (2007 Peru Census).[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ escale.minedu.gob.pe/ UGEL map Acomayo Province (Cusco Region)
  2. ^ 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)
  • (in Spanish) Instituto Nacional de Estadística e Informática. Departamento Cusco. Retrieved on November 1, 2007.