Chavín de Pariarca District

Chavín de Pariarca
Chavín de Pariarca
Chavín de Pariarca
Country Peru
RegionHuánuco
ProvinceHuamalíes
CapitalChavín de Pariarca
Government
 • MayorMelanio Bocanegra Jaramillo
Area
 • Total89.25 km2 (34.46 sq mi)
Elevation
3,362 m (11,030 ft)
Population
 • Total4,862
 • Density54/km2 (140/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC-5 (PET)
UBIGEO100503

Chavín de Pariarca District is one of eleven districts of the province Huamalíes 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 (55.25%) learnt to speak in childhood, 43.63% 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: 9°25′33″S 76°45′59″W / 9.4258°S 76.7664°W / -9.4258; -76.7664

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