Pillpinto District

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Pillpinto
Pillpintu
District
Country  Peru
Region Cusco
Province Paruro
Founded December 11, 1963
Capital Pillpinto
Government
 • Mayor Juan Pablo Luza Sikuy
Area
 • Total 79.13 km2 (30.55 sq mi)
Elevation 2,853 m (9,360 ft)
Population (2005 census)
 • Total 1,285
 • Density 16/km2 (42/sq mi)
Time zone PET (UTC-5)
UBIGEO 081008

Pillpinto District is one of nine districts of the province Paruro 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 (94.02%) learnt to speak in childhood, 5.67% of the residents started speaking using the Spanish language (2007 Peru Census).[2]

See also[edit]

References[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: 13°57′14″S 71°45′36″W / 13.9538°S 71.7599°W / -13.9538; -71.7599