Sibayo District

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Sibayo
The main plaza of Sibayo
The main plaza of Sibayo
Sibayo is located in Peru
Sibayo
Sibayo
Location of Sibayo in the Caylloma province
Coordinates: 15°29′12.1″S 71°27′25.7″W / 15.486694°S 71.457139°W / -15.486694; -71.457139
Country Peru
RegionArequipa
ProvinceCaylloma
FoundedJanuary 25, 1943
CapitalSibayo
Government
 • MayorRaul Meliton Mamani Picha
Area
 • Total286.03 km2 (110.44 sq mi)
Elevation
3,810 m (12,500 ft)
Population
 • Total1,493
 • Density5.2/km2 (14/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC-5 (PET)
UBIGEO040515

Sibayo District is one of twenty districts of the province Caylloma in Peru.[1] It is adjacent to Callalli and crossed by the Colca River on one side.

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 (55.45%) learnt to speak in childhood, 44.41% of the residents started speaking using the Spanish language (2007 Peru Census).[2]

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. ^ 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)


Coordinates: 15°29′35″S 71°44′46″W / 15.4931°S 71.7462°W / -15.4931; -71.7462