Huacaybamba District

Huacaybamba
Location of Huacaybamba in the Huacaybamba province
Country Peru
RegionHuánuco
ProvinceHuacaybamba
CapitalHuacaybamba
Area
 • Total586.21 km2 (226.34 sq mi)
Elevation
3,168 m (10,394 ft)
Population
 • Total6,048
 • Density10/km2 (27/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC-5 (PET)
UBIGEO100401

Huacaybamba District is one of four districts of the province Huacaybamba in Peru.[1] The district was created in 1857 during the presidency of Ramón Castilla.[2]

Ethnic groups

The people in the district are mainly indigenous citizens of Quechua descent. Quechua is the language which the majority of the population (65.93%) learnt to speak in childhood, 33.42% of the residents started speaking using the Spanish language (2007 Peru Census).[3]

References

  1. ^ (in Spanish) Instituto Nacional de Estadística e Informática. Banco de Información Distrital Archived 2008-04-23 at the Wayback Machine. Retrieved April 11, 2008.
  2. ^ "Distrito de Huacaybamba, provincia de Huacaybamba, región Huánuco". Portal iPerú (in Spanish). 2016-11-21. Retrieved 2019-11-17.
  3. ^ inei.gob.pe Archived 2013-01-27 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°04′57″S 76°49′58″W / 9.0825°S 76.8328°W / -9.0825; -76.8328

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