Masin District

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Masin
District
Country  Peru
Region Ancash
Province Huari
Founded February 2, 1956
Capital Masin
Area
 • Total 75.33 km2 (29.09 sq mi)
Elevation 2,550 m (8,370 ft)
Population (2005 census)
 • Total 2,024
 • Density 27/km2 (70/sq mi)
Time zone PET (UTC-5)
UBIGEO 021009

Masin District is one of sixteen districts of the province Huari 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 (71.36%) learnt to speak in childhood, 28.21% of the residents started speaking using the Spanish language (2007 Peru Census).[2]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ (in Spanish) Instituto Nacional de Estadística e Informática. Banco de Información Distrital Archived 2008-04-17 at the Wayback Machine.. Retrieved April 11, 2008.
  2. ^ 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: 9°20′10″S 77°10′50″W / 9.33600°S 77.18049°W / -9.33600; -77.18049