Salcabamba District

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Country  Peru
Region Huancavelica
Province Tayacaja
Capital Salcabamba
 • Mayor Waldimar Perez Torres
 • Total 192.52 km2 (74.33 sq mi)
Elevation 3,037 m (9,964 ft)
Population (2005 census)
 • Total 5,415
 • Density 28/km2 (73/sq mi)
Time zone PET (UTC-5)
UBIGEO 090714

Salcabamba District is one of sixteen districts of the province Tayacaja 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 (84.11%) learnt to speak in childhood, 15.49% of the residents started speaking using the Spanish language (2007 Peru Census).[2]


  1. ^ (Spanish) Instituto Nacional de Estadística e Informática. Banco de Información Distrital. Retrieved April 11, 2008.
  2. ^ INEI, Peru, Censos Nacionales 2007, Frequencias: Preguntas de Población: Idioma o lengua con el que aprendió hablar (in Spanish)

Coordinates: 12°12′07″S 74°46′51″W / 12.2020°S 74.7808°W / -12.2020; -74.7808