Jacas Chico District

Jacas Chico
Country Peru
RegionHuánuco
ProvinceYarowilca
FoundedApril 20, 1960
CapitalSan Cristóbal de Jacas Chico
Government
 • MayorSantiago Salvador Palacios
Area
 • Total68.4 km2 (26.4 sq mi)
Elevation
3,795 m (12,451 ft)
Population
 • Total2,356
 • Density34/km2 (89/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC-5 (PET)
UBIGEO101105

Jacas Chico 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 (50.57%) learnt to speak in childhood, 49.32% 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′46″S 76°32′10″W / 9.8627°S 76.5360°W / -9.8627; -76.5360

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