Parobamba District

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Parobamba

Parupampa
Location of Parobamba in the Pomabamba province
Location of Parobamba in the Pomabamba province
Country Peru
RegionAncash
ProvincePomabamba
FoundedAugust 28, 1868
CapitalParobamba
Government
 • MayorRolando Sanchez Vidal (2007)
Area
 • Total331.1 km2 (127.8 sq mi)
Elevation
3,185 m (10,449 ft)
Time zoneUTC-5 (PET)
UBIGEO021603
Websitemunipomabamba.gob.pe

Parobamba District is one of 4 districts in the Pomabamba Province of the Ancash Region in Peru.

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 (96.80%) learnt to speak in childhood, 2.91% of the residents started speaking using the Spanish language (2007 Peru Census).[1]

  1. ^ inei.gob.pe Archived January 27, 2013, at the Wayback Machine INEI, Peru, Censos Nacionales 2007, Frequencias: Preguntas de Población: Idioma o lengua con el que apredió hablar (in Spanish)

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Coordinates: 8°42′00″S 77°22′59″W / 8.70000°S 77.38306°W / -8.70000; -77.38306