Yanas District

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Yanas
District
Country  Peru
Region Huánuco
Province Dos de Mayo
Founded September 12, 1921
Capital Yanas
Government
 • Mayor Heli Victor Garay Inga
Area
 • Total 36.31 km2 (14.02 sq mi)
Elevation 3,470 m (11,380 ft)
Population (2005 census)
 • Total 3,815
 • Density 110/km2 (270/sq mi)
Time zone PET (UTC-5)
UBIGEO 100323

Yanas District is one of nine districts of the province Dos de Mayo 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 (53.13%) learnt to speak in childhood, 46.59% of the residents started speaking using the Spanish language (2007 Peru Census).[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ (in 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: 9°09′36″S 76°48′01″W / 9.1599°S 76.8003°W / -9.1599; -76.8003