Quellouno District

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Quelloúno
Q'illu Unu
District
Country  Peru
Region Cusco
Province La Convención
Founded October 1, 1986
Capital Quelloúno
Government
 • Mayor Cleto Edwin Cabrera Cortes
Area
 • Total 799.68 km2 (308.76 sq mi)
Elevation 800 m (2,600 ft)
Population (2005 census)
 • Total 16,469
 • Density 21/km2 (53/sq mi)
Time zone PET (UTC-5)
UBIGEO 080906

Quelloúno (hispanicized spelling from Quechua Q'illu Unu, q'illu yellow, unu water,[1] "yellow water") is one of ten districts of the La Convención Province in the Cusco Region in Peru.[2]

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 (50.98%) learnt to speak in childhood, 45.76% of the residents started speaking using the Spanish language (2007 Peru Census).[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Teofilo Laime Ajacopa, Diccionario Bilingüe Iskay simipi yuyayk'ancha, La Paz, 2007 (Quechua-Spanish dictionary)
  2. ^ (Spanish) Instituto Nacional de Estadística e Informática. Banco de Información Distrital Archived April 23, 2008, at the Wayback Machine.. Retrieved April 11, 2008.
  3. ^ inei.gob.pe Archived January 27, 2013, at the Wayback Machine. INEI, Peru, Censos Nacionales 2007, Frequencias: Preguntas de Población: Idioma o lengua con el que aprendió hablar (in Spanish)


Coordinates: 12°37′35″S 72°41′33″W / 12.6263°S 72.6924°W / -12.6263; -72.6924