Pariahuanca District, Huancayo

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Country  Peru
Region Junín
Province Huancayo
Founded January 2, 1857
Capital Pariahuanca
 • Mayor Oscar Ruben Janampa Cotera
 • Total 617.5 km2 (238.4 sq mi)
Elevation 2,070 m (6,790 ft)
Population (2005 census)
 • Total 8,196
 • Density 13/km2 (34/sq mi)
Time zone PET (UTC-5)
UBIGEO 120124

Pariahuanca District is one of twenty-eight districts of the province Huancayo 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 (58.38%) learnt to speak in childhood, 41.21% of the residents started speaking using the Spanish language (2007 Peru Census).[2]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ (Spanish) Instituto Nacional de Estadística e Informática. Banco de Información Distrital. Retrieved April 11, 2008.
  2. ^ INEI, Peru, Censos Nacionales 2007, Frequencias: Preguntas de Población: Idioma o lengua con el que aprendió hablar (in Spanish)

Coordinates: 11°59′59″S 74°56′33″W / 11.9997°S 74.9424°W / -11.9997; -74.9424