Combapata District

Combapata
Kumpa Pata
Country Peru
RegionCusco
ProvinceCanchis
FoundedNovember 22, 1912
CapitalCombapata
Government
 • MayorFlorentino Pumalla Laura
Area
 • Total182.5 km2 (70.5 sq mi)
Elevation
3,475 m (11,401 ft)
Population
 • Total5,128
 • Density28/km2 (73/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC-5 (PET)
UBIGEO080603

Combapata District is one of eight districts of the province Canchis in Peru.[1]

Geography

One of the highest peaks of the district is Inka Pirqa at 5,075 m (16,650 ft). Other mountains are listed below:[2]

The most important rivers of the district are the Willkanuta on the western border of the district and the Sallqa Mayu, one of its right tributaries.[3]

Ethnic groups

The people in the district are mainly indigenous citizens of Quechua descent. Quechua is the language which the majority of the population (76.08%) learnt to speak in childhood, 23.80% of the residents started speaking using the Spanish language (2007 Peru Census).[4]

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. ^ escale.minedu.gob.pe/ UGEL map Canchis Province (Ancash Region)
  3. ^ escale.minedu.gob.pe - UGEL maps of the Canchis Province (Cusco Region) 2017
  4. ^ 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: 14°06′04″S 71°25′52″W / 14.1011°S 71.4311°W / -14.1011; -71.4311

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