Mañazo District

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For the mountain in Bolivia, see Mañasu (Bolivia).
Mañazo
Mañasu
District
Cows on a meadow in Mañazo District
Cows on a meadow in Mañazo District
Country  Peru
Region Puno
Province Puno
Founded January 30, 1953
Capital Mañazo
Government
 • Mayor Miguel Gabriel Quispe Achata
Area
 • Total 410.67 km2 (158.56 sq mi)
Elevation 3,926 m (12,881 ft)
Population (2005 census)
 • Total 5,537
 • Density 13/km2 (35/sq mi)
Time zone PET (UTC-5)
UBIGEO 210109

Mañazo (Aymara Mañasu, meaning butcher) is one of fifteen districts of the province Puno 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 (63.59%) learnt to speak in childhood, 35.92% of the residents started speaking using the Spanish language (2007 Peru Census).[2]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ (Spanish) Instituto Nacional de Estadística e Informática. Banco de Información Distrital Archived April 23, 2008, at the Wayback Machine.. Retrieved April 11, 2008.
  2. ^ inei.gob.pe Archived January 27, 2013, at the Wayback Machine. INEI, Peru, Censos Nacionales 2007, Frequencias: Preguntas de Población: Idioma o lengua con el que aprendió hablar (in Spanish)


Coordinates: 15°48′04″S 70°20′53″W / 15.8010°S 70.3480°W / -15.8010; -70.3480