Soras District

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Soras
District
Location of Soras in the Sucre province
Location of Soras in the Sucre province
Country  Peru
Region Ayacucho
Province Sucre
Founded January 2, 1857
Capital Soras
Subdivisions 28 populated places
Area
 • Total 357.97 km2 (138.21 sq mi)
Elevation 3,462 m (11,358 ft)
Population (2005 census)
 • Total 1,326
 • Density 3.7/km2 (9.6/sq mi)
Time zone PET (UTC-5)
UBIGEO 050911

Soras is one of 11 districts of the Sucre Province in the Ayacucho region in Peru.

Population[edit]

The population of Soras (2005 census) is 1,326 people, 639 men and 687 women.[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 (64.39%) learnt to speak in childhood, 35.18% of the residents started speaking using the Spanish language (2007 Peru Census).[2]

Administrative division[edit]

The populated places in the district are:[1]

  • Soras
  • Occoroyocc
  • Cascajal
  • Ccerincha
  • Tranca
  • Timpocc
  • Chichucancha
  • Ccoñani
  • Pallqacha
  • Putacca
  • José Paccari
  • Parecca
  • Yacutay
  • Pukawasi
  • Chawpiwasi
  • Doce Corral
  • Rumisunto
  • Quesera
  • Hacienda
  • Hillacha
  • Cceccño
  • Taccra Pata
  • Allpachaka
  • Soytocco
  • Humasa
  • Uchuy Ccoñanicha
  • Yuracc Urccucha
  • Ancaypahua

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b INEI
  2. ^ inei.gob.pe INEI, Peru, Censos Nacionales 2007, Frequencias: Preguntas de Población: Idioma o lengua con el que aprendió hablar (in Spanish)


Coordinates: 14°41′38″S 74°07′27″W / 14.69389°S 74.12417°W / -14.69389; -74.12417