Lucanas District

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Country  Peru
Region Ayacucho
Province Lucanas
Capital Lucanas
 • Mayor Anibal Poma Sarmiento
 • Total 1,205.78 km2 (465.55 sq mi)
Elevation 3,375 m (11,073 ft)
Population (2005 census)
 • Total 3,189
 • Density 2.6/km2 (6.8/sq mi)
Time zone PET (UTC-5)
UBIGEO 050611

Lucanas District is one of twenty-one districts of the province Lucanas 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 (57.23%) learnt to speak in childhood, 42.23% 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 Distrital. Retrieved April 11, 2008.
  2. ^ INEI, Peru, Censos Nacionales 2007, Frequencias: Preguntas de Población: Idioma o lengua con el que aprendió hablar (in Spanish)

Coordinates: 14°41′38″S 74°07′27″W / 14.69389°S 74.12417°W / -14.69389; -74.12417