Pacobamba District

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Country  Peru
Region Apurímac
Province Andahuaylas
Founded January 20, 1944
Capital Pacobamba
 • Mayor Fredy Trocones Villcas
 • Total 245.9 km2 (94.9 sq mi)
Elevation 2,720 m (8,920 ft)
Population (2005 census)
 • Total 5,962
 • Density 24/km2 (63/sq mi)
Time zone PET (UTC-5)
UBIGEO 030208

Pacobamba District is one of the nineteen districts of the province Andahuaylas 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 (90.85%) learnt to speak in childhood, 8.80% 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 Digital. Retrieved April 4, 2008.
  2. ^ INEI, Peru, Censos Nacionales 2007, Frequencias: Preguntas de Población

Coordinates: 13°31′01″S 72°48′00″W / 13.51694°S 72.80000°W / -13.51694; -72.80000