San Buenaventura District, Marañón

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San Buenaventura
District
Country  Peru
Region Huánuco
Province Marañón
Founded October 31, 1955
Capital San Buenaventura
Government
 • Mayor Eusebio Solano Mattos
Area
 • Total 86.54 km2 (33.41 sq mi)
Elevation 3,200 m (10,500 ft)
Population (2005 census)
 • Total 2,185
 • Density 25/km2 (65/sq mi)
Time zone PET (UTC-5)
UBIGEO 100703

San Buenaventura District is one of three districts of the province Marañón 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 (92.78%) learnt to speak in childhood, 6.52% of the residents started speaking using the Spanish language (2007 Peru Census).[2]

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: Idioma o lengua con el que aprendió hablar (in Spanish)