Canchabamba District

Canchabamba
Kanchapampa
Distrito de Canchabamba.jpg
Country Peru
RegionHuánuco
ProvinceHuacaybamba
FoundedNovember 14, 1985
CapitalCanchabamba
Area
 • Total186.83 km2 (72.14 sq mi)
Elevation
3,200 m (10,500 ft)
Population
 • Total3,217
 • Density17/km2 (45/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC-5 (PET)
UBIGEO100402

Canchabamba District is one of four districts of the province Huacaybamba 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 (96.97%) learnt to speak in childhood, 2.56% 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 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: Idioma o lengua con el que aprendió hablar (in Spanish)


Coordinates: 8°51′07″S 77°08′42″W / 8.8520°S 77.1451°W / -8.8520; -77.1451

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