Kishuara District

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Country  Peru
Region Apurímac
Province Andahuaylas
Founded January 20, 1944
Capital Kishuara
 • Mayor Ruben Moises Hurtado Vera
 • Total 309.91 km2 (119.66 sq mi)
Elevation 3,665 m (12,024 ft)
Population (2005 census)
 • Total 7,884
 • Density 25/km2 (66/sq mi)
Time zone PET (UTC-5)
UBIGEO 030207

Kishuara 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 (94.77%) learnt to speak in childhood, 4.83% of the residents started speaking using the Spanish language (2007 Peru Census).[2]

See also[edit]


  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°42′S 73°06′W / 13.700°S 73.100°W / -13.700; -73.100