Santo Domingo de Acobamba District

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Santo Domingo de Acobamba
Aqupampa
District
Country  Peru
Region Junín
Province Huancayo
Founded September 6, 1920
Capital Santo Domingo de Acobamba
Government
 • Mayor Isaias Felipe Grabel Cano
Area
 • Total 778.02 km2 (300.40 sq mi)
Elevation 2,200 m (7,200 ft)
Population (2005 census)
 • Total 8,157
 • Density 10/km2 (27/sq mi)
Time zone PET (UTC-5)
UBIGEO 120135

Santo Domingo de Acobamba District is one of twenty-eight districts of the province Huancayo 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 (71.96%) learnt to speak in childhood, 27.47% of the residents started speaking using the Spanish language (2007 Peru Census).[2]

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)