Suykutambo District

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Suykutambo
District
Country  Peru
Region Cusco
Province Espinar
Founded March 17, 1961
Capital Suykutambo
Government
 • Mayor Froelan Taype Ala
Area
 • Total 652.13 km2 (251.79 sq mi)
Elevation 4,801 m (15,751 ft)
Population (2005 census)
 • Total 3,211
 • Density 4.9/km2 (13/sq mi)
Time zone PET (UTC-5)
UBIGEO 080807

Suykutambo District is one of eight districts of the province Espinar 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 (91.54%) learnt to speak in childhood, 8.00% 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°04′08″S 71°44′52″W / 15.0689°S 71.7479°W / -15.0689; -71.7479