|Founded||August 2, 1920|
|• Mayor||Lucio Pedro Julca Cordova|
|• Total||279.85 km2 (108.05 sq mi)|
|Elevation||3,375 m (11,073 ft)|
|• Density||25/km2 (66/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC-5 (PET)|
The people in the district are mainly indigenous citizens of Quechua descent. Quechua is the language which the majority of the population (87.35%) learnt to speak in childhood, 11.36% of the residents started speaking using the Spanish language (2007 Peru Census).
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