Talavera District

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Talavera
District
Country  Peru
Region Apurímac
Province Andahuaylas
Capital Talavera
Government
 • Mayor Juan Ricardo Reynoso Gutierrez
Area
 • Total 148.12 km2 (57.19 sq mi)
Elevation 2,820 m (9,250 ft)
Population (2005 census)
 • Total 17,707
 • Density 120/km2 (310/sq mi)
Time zone PET (UTC-5)
UBIGEO 030216

Talavera District is one of the nineteen districts of the province Andahuaylas 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 (58.77%) learnt to speak in childhood, 40.92% 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 Digital. Retrieved April 4, 2008.
  2. ^ inei.gob.pe INEI, Peru, Censos Nacionales 2007, Frequencias: Preguntas de Población


Coordinates: 14°05′S 73°43′W / 14.083°S 73.717°W / -14.083; -73.717