Pacaycasa District

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Pacaycasa
District
Country  Peru
Region Ayacucho
Province Huamanga
Founded June 26, 1956
Capital Pacaycasa
Government
 • Mayor Paulino Amao Nuñez
Area
 • Total 41.8 km2 (16.1 sq mi)
Elevation 2,535 m (8,317 ft)
Population (2005 census)
 • Total 3,705
 • Density 89/km2 (230/sq mi)
Time zone PET (UTC-5)
UBIGEO 050107

Pacaycasa District is one of fifteen districts of the province Huamanga 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 (60.68%) learnt to speak in childhood, 39.05% 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: 13°03′26″S 74°12′58″W / 13.0572°S 74.2162°W / -13.0572; -74.2162