Lambrama District

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Lambrama
Country Peru
RegionApurímac
ProvinceAbancay
FoundedAugust 23, 1838
CapitalLambrama
Government
 • MayorHilario Saldivar Taipe (2007-2011)
Area
 • Total521.62 km2 (201.40 sq mi)
Elevation
3,111 m (10,207 ft)
Population
 • Total3,577
 • Density6.9/km2 (18/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC-5 (PET)
UBIGEO030106

Lambrama District is one of the nine districts of the Abancay Province in Peru.[1] It is located at 13° 52' 32" latitude (south) and 72° 46' 19" latitude (west)

Geography[edit]

One of the highest peaks of the district is Waman Ch'arpa at approximately 4,600 m (15,100 ft). Other mountains are listed below:[2]

  • Anta Pampa
  • Anta Qucha
  • Aqu Q'asa
  • Chawpi Urqu
  • Ch'aki Urqu
  • Ch'illkani
  • Ch'uñuna
  • Huch'uy Q'asa
  • Illa Urqu
  • Jajuri
  • Janq'u Marka
  • Kampanayuq
  • Kimsa Qucha
  • Kimsa Urqu
  • Kiska Urqu
  • Kuntur Urqu
  • Mawk'a Llaqta
  • Minas Pata
  • Ñuñu Pampa
  • Pampa Q'asa
  • Paqu Paqu
  • Parqa Urqu
  • Pata Pata
  • Payrumani
  • Pinqulluni
  • Qillqa
  • Q'illuni
  • Q'umir Pata
  • Runa Runa
  • Silla Q'asa
  • Wayunkani
  • Wisk'achayuq

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 (87.87%) learnt to speak in childhood, 11.95% of the residents started speaking using the Spanish language (2007 Peru Census).[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ (in Spanish) Instituto Nacional de Estadística e Informática. Banco de Información Digital Archived 2008-04-23 at the Wayback Machine. Retrieved April 4, 2008.
  2. ^ escale.minedu.gob.pe/ UGEL map Abancay Province (Apurimac 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°52′01″S 72°46′01″W / 13.86694°S 72.76694°W / -13.86694; -72.76694