Molino District

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Country  Peru
Region Huánuco
Province Pachitea
Founded November 29, 1918
Capital Molino
 • Mayor Raul Rivera Encarnacion
 • Total 235.5 km2 (90.9 sq mi)
Elevation 2,400 m (7,900 ft)
Population (2005 census)
 • Total 12,426
 • Density 53/km2 (140/sq mi)
Time zone UTC-5 (PET)
UBIGEO 100803

Molino District is one of four districts of the province Pachitea 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 (80.83%) learnt to speak in childhood, 18.72% of the residents started speaking using the Spanish language (2007 Peru Census).[2]


  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. ^ 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°54′41″S 76°00′58″W / 9.9113°S 76.0160°W / -9.9113; -76.0160