Pichigua District

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Country  Peru
Region Cusco
Province Espinar
Founded August 29, 1834
Capital Pichigua
 • Mayor Severiano Chara Labra
 • Total 288.76 km2 (111.49 sq mi)
Elevation 3,870 m (12,700 ft)
Population (2005 census)
 • Total 3,791
 • Density 13/km2 (34/sq mi)
Time zone PET (UTC-5)
UBIGEO 080806

Pichigua District is one of eight districts of the province Espinar 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 (87.16%) learnt to speak in childhood, 12.40% 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.gob.pe INEI, Peru, Censos Nacionales 2007, Frequencias: Preguntas de Población: Idioma o lengua con el que aprendió hablar (in Spanish)

Coordinates: 14°40′40″S 71°24′22″W / 14.6779°S 71.4060°W / -14.6779; -71.4060