Sibayo District

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Sibayo
District
Country  Peru
Region Arequipa
Province Caylloma
Founded January 25, 1943
Capital Sibayo
Government
 • Mayor Raul Meliton Mamani Picha
Area
 • Total 286.03 km2 (110.44 sq mi)
Elevation 3,810 m (12,500 ft)
Population (2005 census)
 • Total 1,493
 • Density 5.2/km2 (14/sq mi)
Time zone PET (UTC-5)
UBIGEO 040515

Sibayo District is one of twenty districts of the province Caylloma 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 (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. ^ (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)


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