Plateria District

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Platería
District
Platería and Lake Titicaca
Platería and Lake Titicaca
Country  Peru
Region Puno
Province Puno
Founded April 25, 1964
Capital Plateria
Government
 • Mayor David Sosa Mamani
Area
 • Total 240.63 km2 (92.91 sq mi)
Elevation 3,830 m (12,570 ft)
Population (2005 census)
 • Total 8,835
 • Density 37/km2 (95/sq mi)
Time zone PET (UTC-5)
UBIGEO 210112

Platería District is one of fifteen districts of the province Puno in Peru.[1]

Ethnic groups[edit]

The people in the district are mainly indigenous citizens of Aymara descent. Aymara is the language which the majority of the population (79.17%) learnt to speak in childhood, 19.64% of the residents started speaking using the Spanish language (2007 Peru Census).[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ (in 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: 15°56′58″S 69°50′14″W / 15.9494°S 69.8371°W / -15.9494; -69.8371