Muñani District

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Muñani
District
Country  Peru
Region Puno
Province Azángaro
Founded May 2, 1854
Capital Muñani
Government
 • Mayor Leonidas Endara Mamani
Area
 • Total 764.49 km2 (295.17 sq mi)
Elevation 3,919 m (12,858 ft)
Population (2005 census)
 • Total 7,665
 • Density 10/km2 (26/sq mi)
Time zone PET (UTC-5)
UBIGEO 210208

Muñani District is one of fifteen districts of the province Azángaro 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 (86.21%) learnt to speak in childhood, 13.55% 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. Retrieved April 11, 2008.
  2. ^ inei.gob.pe INEI, Peru, Censos Nacionales 2007, Frequencias: Preguntas de Población: Idioma o lengua con el que aprendió hablar (in Spanish)


Coordinates: 14°45′49″S 69°57′09″W / 14.76361°S 69.95250°W / -14.76361; -69.95250