Kunturkanki District

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Location of Kunturkanki in the Canas province
Location of Kunturkanki in the Canas province
Country  Peru
Region Cusco
Province Canas
Founded January 7, 1961
Capital El Descanso
 • Mayor Valerio Pacuala Huillca (2007)
 • Total 376.19 km2 (145.25 sq mi)
Elevation 3,940 m (12,930 ft)
Population (2005 census)
 • Total 6,256
 • Density 17/km2 (43/sq mi)
Time zone PET (UTC-5)
UBIGEO 080503

Kunturkanki District is one of eight districts in the Canas Province in Peru. Its seat is the village of El Descanso.

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 (89.61%) learnt to speak in childhood, 10.26% of the residents started speaking using the Spanish language (2007 Peru Census).[1]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ inei.gob.pe INEI, Peru, Censos Nacionales 2007, Frequencias: Preguntas de Población

Coordinates: 14°32′05″S 71°18′25″W / 14.5346°S 71.3070°W / -14.5346; -71.3070