|• Mayor||Moises Ramos Villares|
|• Total||141.27 km2 (54.54 sq mi)|
|Elevation||3,207 m (10,522 ft)|
|• Density||36/km2 (93/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 (74.78%) learnt to speak in childhood, 25.18% of the residents started speaking using the Spanish language (2007 Peru Census).