Acomayo District

Acomayo
Aqumayu
Country Peru
RegionCusco
ProvinceAcomayo
CapitalAcomayo
Government
 • MayorMoises Ramos Villares
Area
 • Total141.27 km2 (54.54 sq mi)
Elevation
3,207 m (10,522 ft)
Population
 • Total5,062
 • Density36/km2 (93/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC-5 (PET)
UBIGEO080201

Acomayo or Aqumayu (Quechua aqu sand, mayu river, "sand river") is one of seven districts of the province Acomayo in Peru.[1]

Ethnic groups

The people in the district are mainly indigenous citizens of Quechua descent. Quechua is the language which the majority of the population (74.78%) learnt to speak in childhood, 25.18% of the residents started speaking using the Spanish language (2007 Peru Census).[2]

See also

References

  1. ^ (in Spanish) Instituto Nacional de Estadística e Informática. Banco de Información Distrital Archived 2008-04-23 at the Wayback Machine. Retrieved April 11, 2008.
  2. ^ inei.gob.pe Archived 2013-01-27 at the Wayback Machine INEI, Peru, Censos Nacionales 2007, Frequencias: Preguntas de Población

Coordinates: 13°55′08″S 71°41′06″W / 13.91889°S 71.68500°W / -13.91889; -71.68500

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