Santiago de Pischa District

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Santiago de Pischa
Country  Peru
Region Ayacucho
Province Huamanga
Capital San Pedro de Cachi
 • Mayor Pelayo Santiago Pareja
 • Total 114.94 km2 (44.38 sq mi)
Elevation 3,188 m (10,459 ft)
Population (2005 census)
 • Total 1,643
 • Density 14/km2 (37/sq mi)
Time zone PET (UTC-5)
UBIGEO 050111

Santiago de Pischa District is one of fifteen districts of the province Huamanga 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 (76.33%) learnt to speak in childhood, 23.16% of the residents started speaking using the Spanish language (2007 Peru Census).[2]

See also[edit]


  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: 13°05′07″S 74°23′33″W / 13.0852°S 74.3925°W / -13.0852; -74.3925