Tambo District, La Mar

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Country  Peru
Region Ayacucho
Province La Mar
Capital Tambo
 • Mayor Ciro Gavilan Palomino
 • Total 335.18 km2 (129.41 sq mi)
Elevation 3,219 m (10,561 ft)
Population (2005 census)
 • Total 17,596
 • Density 52/km2 (140/sq mi)
Time zone PET (UTC-5)
UBIGEO 050508

Tambo District is one of eight districts of the province La Mar 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 (87.40%) learnt to speak in childhood, 12.36% of the residents started speaking using the Spanish language (2007 Peru Census).[2]

See also[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: 12°57′24″S 74°09′48″W / 12.9568°S 74.1633°W / -12.9568; -74.1633