Tumay Huaraca District

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Tumay Huaraca
District
Country  Peru
Region Apurímac
Province Andahuaylas
Founded December 29, 1964
Capital Umamarca
Government
 • Mayor Rufino Edgay Taipe Romani
Area
 • Total 446.71 km2 (172.48 sq mi)
Elevation 3,369 m (11,053 ft)
Population (2005 census)
 • Total 1,907
 • Density 4.3/km2 (11/sq mi)
Time zone PET (UTC-5)
UBIGEO 030217

Tumay Huaraca District is one of the nineteen districts of the Andahuaylas Province in Peru.[1]

Geography[edit]

One of the highest peaks of the district is Puka T'uruyuq at approximately 4,400 m (14,400 ft). Other mountains are listed below:[2]

  • Anka Silla
  • Aqu Urqu
  • Awki Marka
  • Chaku
  • Chipana Wayq'u
  • Chhurku Rumi
  • Ch'aki Qucha
  • Ch'aki Qucha Pata
  • Ichhu Urqu
  • Inti Ruphasqa
  • Kuntur Pampa
  • Kunturillu
  • Parqu
  • Puma Pukyu
  • Punta Pata
  • P'isaqayuq
  • Qillwa
  • Qillwa Qucha
  • Qucha Urqu
  • Saywa
  • Sinqa Urqu
  • Supay Urqu
  • Wamp'u
  • Waylla Q'asa
  • Wit'u
  • Yuraq Q'asa


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 (94.53%) learnt to speak in childhood, 5.07% of the residents started speaking using the Spanish language (2007 Peru Census).[3]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ (in Spanish) Instituto Nacional de Estadística e Informática. Banco de Información Digital. Retrieved April 4, 2008.
  2. ^ escale.minedu.gob.pe/ UGEL map Andahuaylas Province (Apurímac Region)
  3. ^ inei.gob.pe INEI, Peru, Censos Nacionales 2007, Frequencias: Preguntas de Población


Coordinates: 13°39′02″S 73°23′26″W / 13.65056°S 73.39056°W / -13.65056; -73.39056