Micaela Bastidas District

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Micaela Bastidas
Country  Peru
Region Apurímac
Province Grau
Founded December 20, 1957
Capital Ayrihuanca
 • Mayor Teodolfo Pumacayo Quispe
 • Total 110.14 km2 (42.53 sq mi)
Elevation 3,508 m (11,509 ft)
Population (2005 census)
 • Total 1,262
 • Density 11/km2 (30/sq mi)
Time zone PET (UTC-5)
UBIGEO 030706

Micaela Bastidas District is one of the fourteen districts of the Grau Province in Peru.[1]


One of the highest peaks of the district is Malmanya at approximately 5,000 m (16,000 ft). Other mountains are listed below:[2]

  • Inka Pirqa
  • Puka Urqu
  • Puma Wasi
  • Qucha Punta
  • Wintanachayuq
  • Yana Qaqa
  • Yuraq Qaqa

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 (94.16%) learnt to speak in childhood, 5.32% of the residents started speaking using the Spanish language (2007 Peru Census).[3]


  1. ^ (in Spanish) Instituto Nacional de Estadística e Informática. Banco de Información Digital Archived 2008-04-23 at the Wayback Machine.. Retrieved April 7, 2008.
  2. ^ escale.minedu.gob.pe/ UGEL map Grau 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: 14°06′18″S 72°36′43″W / 14.105°S 72.612°W / -14.105; -72.612