Churubamba District

Churubamba
Country Peru
RegionHuánuco
ProvinceHuánuco
FoundedOctober 4, 1921
CapitalChurubamba
Area
 • Total552.27 km2 (213.23 sq mi)
Elevation
2,000 m (7,000 ft)
Population
 • Total18,542
 • Density34/km2 (87/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC-5 (PET)
UBIGEO100104

Churubamba District is one of twelve districts of the province Huánuco 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 (71.16%) learnt to speak in childhood, 28.48% 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°46′20″S 76°05′41″W / 9.77222°S 76.09472°W / -9.77222; -76.09472

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