Santiago de Paucaray District

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Santiago de Paucaray
District
Location of Santiago de Paucaray in the Sucre province
Location of Santiago de Paucaray in the Sucre province
Country  Peru
Region Ayacucho
Province Sucre
Founded May 21, 1962
Capital Santiago de Paucaray
Subdivisions 12 populated places
Area
 • Total 62.65 km2 (24.19 sq mi)
Elevation 3,229 m (10,594 ft)
Population (2005 census)
 • Total 1,030
 • Density 16/km2 (43/sq mi)
Time zone PET (UTC-5)
UBIGEO 050910

Santiago de Paucaray is one of 11 districts of the Sucre Province in the Ayacucho region in Peru.

Population[edit]

The population of Santiago de Paucaray (2005 census) is 1,030 people, 495 men and 535 women.[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 (84.16%) learnt to speak in childhood, 15.84% of the residents started speaking using the Spanish language (2007 Peru Census).[2]

Administrative division[edit]

The populated places in the district are:[1]

  • Santiago de Paucaray
  • Autama
  • Chaquiccocha
  • pampa Estancia
  • Ccallhuaniso
  • Ccotani
  • Atihuara
  • Matara
  • Santa Rosa de Ccara Ccara
  • Chullhua
  • Hauytarumi
  • Parhuanca

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b INEI
  2. ^ inei.gob.pe INEI, Peru, Censos Nacionales 2007, Frequencias: Preguntas de Población: Idioma o lengua con el que aprendió hablar (in Spanish)


Coordinates: 14°41′38.21″S 74°07′26.88″W / 14.6939472°S 74.1241333°W / -14.6939472; -74.1241333