Turpo District

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Country  Peru
Region Apurímac
Province Andahuaylas
Founded December 11, 1942
Capital Turpo
 • Mayor Antonio Beltran Sanchez
 • Total 121.67 km2 (46.98 sq mi)
Elevation 3,297 m (10,817 ft)
Population (2005 census)
 • Total 4,514
 • Density 37/km2 (96/sq mi)
Time zone PET (UTC-5)
UBIGEO 030218

Turpo 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 (95.22%) learnt to speak in childhood, 4.57% of the residents started speaking using the Spanish language (2007 Peru Census).[2]


  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: 13°47′13″S 73°28′19″W / 13.78694°S 73.47194°W / -13.78694; -73.47194