Limbani District

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Limbani
District
Country  Peru
Region Puno
Province Sandia
Founded December 28, 1908
Capital Limbani
Government
 • Mayor Percy Fermin Soncco Quispe
Area
 • Total 2,112.34 km2 (815.58 sq mi)
Elevation 3,320 m (10,890 ft)
Population (2005 census)
 • Total 4,407
 • Density 2.1/km2 (5.4/sq mi)
Time zone PET (UTC-5)
UBIGEO 211203

Limbani District is one of ten districts of the province Sandia in Peru.[1]

Geography[edit]

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 (60.58%) learnt to speak in childhood, 38.52% 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 Distrital Archived 2008-04-23 at the Wayback Machine.. Retrieved April 11, 2008.
  2. ^ escale.minedu.gob.pe - UGEL map Crucero 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: 14°08′10″S 70°15′37″W / 14.1361°S 70.2604°W / -14.1361; -70.2604