Chavinillo District

Chavinillo
Chavinillo
Chavinillo
Country Peru
RegionHuánuco
ProvinceYarowilca
FoundedSeptember 14, 1906
CapitalChavinillo
Government
 • MayorRubino Aguirre Solorzano
Area
 • Total205.16 km2 (79.21 sq mi)
Elevation
3,471 m (11,388 ft)
Population
 • Total10,259
 • Density50/km2 (130/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC-5 (PET)
UBIGEO101101

Chavinillo District is one of eight districts of the province Yarowilca 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 (60.07%) learnt to speak in childhood, 39.57% 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°51′33″S 76°36′32″W / 9.8593°S 76.6089°W / -9.8593; -76.6089

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