Vilcas Huamán District

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Vilcas Huamán
Willkawaman ushnu.jpg
Usnu in Vilcas Huamán
Country  Peru
Region Ayacucho
Province Vilcas Huamán
Founded February 1, 1944
Capital Vilcas Huamán
 • Total 216.89 km2 (83.74 sq mi)
Elevation 3,470 m (11,380 ft)
Population (2005 census)
 • Total 8,406
 • Density 39/km2 (100/sq mi)
Time zone PET (UTC-5)
UBIGEO 051101

Vilcas Huamán District is one of eight districts of the province Vilcas Huamán 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 (87.91%) learnt to speak in childhood, 11.78% 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 Archived April 23, 2008, at the Wayback Machine.. Retrieved April 11, 2008.
  2. ^ Archived January 27, 2013, at the Wayback Machine. INEI, Peru, Censos Nacionales 2007, Frequencias: Preguntas de Población: Idioma o lengua con el que aprendió hablar (in Spanish)

Coordinates: 13°39′15″S 73°57′27″W / 13.6541°S 73.9576°W / -13.6541; -73.9576