Huayana District

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Country  Peru
Region Apurímac
Province Andahuaylas
Founded October 30, 1984
Capital Huayana
 • Mayor Hermelinda Pareja Urpi
 • Total 96.87 km2 (37.40 sq mi)
Elevation 3,150 m (10,330 ft)
Population (2005 census)
 • Total 1,280
 • Density 13/km2 (34/sq mi)
Time zone PET (UTC-5)
UBIGEO 030206

Huayana 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 (86.11%) learnt to speak in childhood, 13.67% 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: 14°02′54″S 73°36′35″W / 14.04833°S 73.60972°W / -14.04833; -73.60972