Patambuco District

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Patambuco as seen from Kuntursinqa (Condorsencca)
Patambuco as seen from Kuntursinqa (Condorsencca)
Country  Peru
Region Puno
Province Sandia
Capital Patambuco
 • Mayor Angel Silvestre Ochoa Colque
 • Total 462.72 km2 (178.66 sq mi)
Elevation 3,588 m (11,772 ft)
Population (2005 census)
 • Total 4,833
 • Density 10/km2 (27/sq mi)
Time zone PET (UTC-5)
UBIGEO 211204

Patambuco District is one of ten districts of the province Sandia 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 (89.65%) learnt to speak in childhood, 9.77% 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)