Santiago de Lucanamarca District

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Santiago de Lucanamarca
Lukanamarka
District
Location of Santiago de Lucanamarca in the Huanca Sancos province
Location of Santiago de Lucanamarca in the Huanca Sancos province
Coordinates: 13°47′38″S 74°22′33″W / 13.79389°S 74.37583°W / -13.79389; -74.37583Coordinates: 13°47′38″S 74°22′33″W / 13.79389°S 74.37583°W / -13.79389; -74.37583
Country  Peru
Region Ayacucho
Province Huanca Sancos
Founded January 29, 1965
Capital Santiago de Lucanamarca
Government
 • Mayor Juan Quispe Huamanculi
Area
 • Total 658.26 km2 (254.16 sq mi)
Elevation 3,489 m (11,447 ft)
Population (2005 census)
 • Total 3,310
 • Density 5.0/km2 (13/sq mi)
Time zone PET (UTC-5)
UBIGEO 050304

Santiago de Lucanamarca District is one of four districts of the province Huanca Sancos 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 (95.22%) learnt to speak in childhood, 4.38% of the residents started speaking using the Spanish language (2007 Peru Census).[2]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ (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)