Pucará District, Lampa

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Pucará

Pukara
Country Peru
RegionPuno
ProvinceLampa
CapitalPucará
Government
 • MayorLeonardo Arpi Inofuente
Area
 • Total537.6 km2 (207.6 sq mi)
Elevation
3,860 m (12,660 ft)
Population
 (2017)
 • Total5,306
 • Density9.9/km2 (26/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC-5 (PET)
UBIGEO210708

Pucará District is one of ten districts of the province Lampa in Peru.[1]

Geography[edit]

One of the highest peaks of the district is Qullqi at 4,916 m (16,129 ft). Other mountains are listed below:[2]

  • Awkisa
  • Ch'uwañuma
  • Hatun Yana
  • Japuni
  • Jayuni
  • Kiswarani
  • Kuntur Wasi
  • Llallawa
  • Puka Tika
  • Quchapata
  • Qullqi Q'awa
  • Q'ala Qhata
  • Sapan Quta
  • Saywa
  • Sura Qutaña
  • Tampu Tira
  • Wiraquchani
  • Yana Kunka
  • Yuraq Apachita

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 (77.40%) learnt to speak in childhood, 22.22% of the residents started speaking using the Spanish language (2007 Peru Census).[3]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ (in Spanish) Instituto Nacional de Estadística e Informática. Banco de Información Distrital Archived 2008-04-23 at the Wayback Machine. Retrieved April 11, 2008.
  2. ^ escale.minedu.gob.pe - UGEL maps of the Lampa Province, Puno Region
  3. ^ inei.gob.pe Archived 2013-01-27 at the Wayback Machine INEI, Peru, Censos Nacionales 2007, Frequencias: Preguntas de Población: Idioma o lengua con el que aprendió hablar (in Spanish)


Coordinates: 15°02′56″S 70°22′43″W / 15.04889°S 70.37861°W / -15.04889; -70.37861