Chuquis District

Chuquis
Country Peru
RegionHuánuco
ProvinceDos de Mayo
FoundedSeptember 18, 1960
CapitalChuquis, Peru
Government
 • MayorVictor Maulle Lavado Dimas
Area
 • Total151.25 km2 (58.40 sq mi)
Elevation
3,355 m (11,007 ft)
Population
 • Total4,333
 • Density29/km2 (74/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC-5 (PET)
UBIGEO100307

Chuquis District is one of nine districts of the province Dos de Mayo 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 (59.82%) learnt to speak in childhood, while 39.86% 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 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°40′40″S 76°42′19″W / 9.6777°S 76.7053°W / -9.6777; -76.7053

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