Pucyura District

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Pucyura
District
Country  Peru
Region Cusco
Province Anta
Founded September 30, 1942
Capital Pucyura
Government
 • Mayor Tommy Loaiza Serrano
Area
 • Total 37.75 km2 (14.58 sq mi)
Elevation 3,351 m (10,994 ft)
Population (2005 census)
 • Total 3,912
 • Density 100/km2 (270/sq mi)
Time zone PET (UTC-5)
UBIGEO 080308

Pucyura District is one of nine districts of the province Anta 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 (55.83%) learnt to speak in childhood, 43.57% of the residents started speaking using the Spanish language (2007 Peru Census).[2]

See also[edit]

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


Coordinates: 13°28′45″S 72°06′42″W / 13.4793°S 72.1118°W / -13.4793; -72.1118