Challabamba District

Challabamba
Ch'alla Pampa
Country Peru
RegionCusco
ProvincePaucartambo
FoundedJanuary 2, 1857
CapitalChallabamba
Government
 • MayorProf.Lucio TAPARA MAMANI
Area
 • Total746.56 km2 (288.25 sq mi)
Elevation
2,820 m (9,250 ft)
Population
 • Total9,600
 • Density13/km2 (33/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC-5 (PET)
UBIGEO081103

Challabamba District is one of six districts of the Paucartambo Province in Peru.[1]

Geography

One of the highest peaks of the district is Qhispi Rumiyuq at 4,059 m (13,317 ft). Other mountains are listed below:[2]

  • Anta Qhawarina
  • Aymara
  • Chawpi Urqu
  • Chuqan Q'asa
  • Chuqi Llusk'a
  • Churi Muqu
  • Ch'illka
  • Ch'umpi Qincha
  • Kicha Qaqa
  • Kimsa Qucha
  • Kiswarniyuq Q'asa
  • Kuntur Tiyana
  • Llalliyuq
  • Llamayuq
  • Llamachayuq
  • Machaqway
  • Maranniyuq
  • Minas Q'asa
  • Niwayuq
  • Ñuñu Urqu
  • Pacha Urqu
  • Pacha Tusa
  • Pampa Q'asa
  • Paqu Pampa
  • Pirqa Q'asa
  • Pitu Q'asa
  • Pukara
  • Punayuq
  • P'iti
  • P'iti Qucha
  • Qaqayuq
  • Qucha Qucha
  • Qullpa Q'asa
  • Qusqu Urqu
  • Qhuya P'ukru
  • Q'illu Qucha
  • Q'illu Q'asa
  • Q'isan
  • Qisan Q'asa
  • Saywa Q'asa
  • Sunch'uyuq
  • Surayuq
  • Tika Pallana
  • Ukukuyuq
  • Wanaku
  • Wisk'achayuq
  • Yana Qucha
  • Yana Q'asa
  • Yana Rumiyuq
  • Yana Urqu

Ethnic groups

The people in the district are mainly indigenous citizens of Quechua descent. Quechua is the language which the majority of the population (92.60%) learnt to speak in childhood, 7.07% of the residents started speaking using the Spanish language (2007 Peru Census).[3]

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. ^ escale.minedu.gob.pe/ UGEL map Paucartambo Province (Cusco Region)
  3. ^ 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: 13°12′48″S 71°38′56″W / 13.2134°S 71.6489°W / -13.2134; -71.6489

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