Zurite District

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Country  Peru
Region Cusco
Province Anta
Founded January 2, 1857
Capital Zurite
 • Mayor Feliciano Pacocha Encalada
 • Total 52.33 km2 (20.20 sq mi)
Elevation 3,391 m (11,125 ft)
Population (2005 census)
 • Total 3,975
 • Density 76/km2 (200/sq mi)
Time zone PET (UTC-5)
UBIGEO 080309

Zurite District is one of nine districts of the province Anta 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 (61.82%) learnt to speak in childhood, 37.96% 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. ^ inei.gob.pe Archived January 27, 2013, at the Wayback Machine. INEI, Peru, Censos Nacionales 2007, Frequencias: Preguntas de Población

Coordinates: 13°27′20″S 72°15′21″W / 13.4555°S 72.2559°W / -13.4555; -72.2559