Acopia District

Acopia
Country Peru
RegionCusco
ProvinceAcomayo
FoundedNovember 11, 1944
CapitalAcopia
Government
 • MayorVital Geri Layme
Area
 • Total91.72 km2 (35.41 sq mi)
Elevation
3,715 m (12,188 ft)
Population
 • Total2,603
 • Density28/km2 (74/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC-5 (PET)
UBIGEO080202

Acopia District 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 (91.42%) learnt to speak in childhood, 8.54% of the residents started speaking using the Spanish language (2007 Peru Census).[2]

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: 14°03′32″S 71°29′38″W / 14.05889°S 71.49389°W / -14.05889; -71.49389

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