Santo Tomás District, Chumbivilcas

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Santo Tomás District
Country Peru
RegionCusco
ProvinceChumbivilcas
CapitalSanto Tomás
Government
 • MayorDomingo Benito Calderon
Area
 • Total1,924.08 km2 (742.89 sq mi)
Elevation
3,660 m (12,010 ft)
Population
 • Total24,614
 • Density13/km2 (33/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC-5 (PET)
UBIGEO080701

Santo Tomás District is one of eight districts of the province Chumbivilcas in Peru.[1]

Geography[edit]

The Wansu mountain range traverses the district. Some of the highest peaks of the district are listed below:[2]

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 (85.05%) learnt to speak in childhood, 14.63% of the residents started speaking using the Spanish language (2007 Peru Census).[3]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ (in Spanish) Instituto Nacional de Estadística e Informática. Banco de Información Distrital Archived 2008-04-23 at the Wayback Machine.. Retrieved April 11, 2008.
  2. ^ escale.minedu.gob.pe - UGEL map of the Chumbivilcas Province (Cusco Region)
  3. ^ inei.gob.pe Archived 2013-01-27 at the Wayback Machine. INEI, Peru, Censos Nacionales 2007, Frequencias: Preguntas de Población: Idioma o lengua con el que aprendió hablar (in Spanish)