Pomacocha District, Andahuaylas

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This article is about the district in the Apurímac Region, Peru. For other uses, see Pumaqucha.
Pomacocha
Pumaqucha
District
Country  Peru
Region Apurímac
Province Andahuaylas
Founded August 21, 1963
Capital Pomacocha
Government
 • Mayor Abelardo Ccaccya Ccopa
Area
 • Total 129.19 km2 (49.88 sq mi)
Elevation 3,643 m (11,952 ft)
Population (2005 census)
 • Total 1,128
 • Density 8.7/km2 (23/sq mi)
Time zone PET (UTC-5)
UBIGEO 030211

Pomacocha District is one of the nineteen districts of the province Andahuaylas 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 (86.62%) learnt to speak in childhood, 12.83% 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 Digital. Retrieved April 4, 2008.
  2. ^ inei.gob.pe INEI, Peru, Censos Nacionales 2007, Frequencias: Preguntas de Población


Coordinates: 14°05′02″S 73°35′20″W / 14.08389°S 73.58889°W / -14.08389; -73.58889