Ituata District

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Ituata
District
Country  Peru
Region Puno
Province Carabaya
Capital Ituata
Government
 • Mayor Roger Saya Tapara
Area
 • Total 1,200.79 km2 (463.63 sq mi)
Elevation 3,770 m (12,370 ft)
Population (2005 census)
 • Total 6,075
 • Density 5.1/km2 (13/sq mi)
Time zone PET (UTC-5)
UBIGEO 210307

Ituata District is one of ten districts of the province Carabaya in Peru.[1]

Geography[edit]

The Kallawaya mountain range traverses the district. Some of the highest mountains of the district are listed below:[2]

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 (92.94%) learnt to speak in childhood, 6.02% of the residents started speaking using the Spanish language (2007 Peru Census).[3]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ (Spanish) Instituto Nacional de Estadística e Informática. Banco de Información Distrital Archived 2008-04-23 at the Wayback Machine.. Retrieved April 11, 2008.
  2. ^ escale.minedu.gob.pe/ UGEL map Crucero District 2 (Puno Region)
  3. ^ 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)


Coordinates: 13°47′28″S 70°15′05″W / 13.79111°S 70.25139°W / -13.79111; -70.25139