Kimbiri District

Kimbiri District
Distrito de Kimbiri
Country Peru
RegionLima
ProvinceLa Convención
FoundedMay 4 1990
CapitalKimbiri
Subdivisions20 populated centers
Government
 • MayorGuillermo Torres Palomino
(2007-2010)
Area
 • Total1,134.69 km2 (438.11 sq mi)
Elevation
1,600 m (5,200 ft)
Population
 • Total14,442
 • Density13/km2 (33/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC-5 (PET)
Websitemunikimbiri.gob.pe

Kimbiri is a district in the western La Convención Province in Peru. It is bordered by Ayacucho Region on the west, Pichari District on the north, Echarate District on the east, and Vilcabamba District on the south.

Ethnic groups

The people in the district are mainly indigenous citizens of Quechua descent. Quechua is the language which the majority of the population (63.57%) learnt to speak in childhood, 29.32% of the residents started speaking using the Spanish language (2007 Peru Census).[1]

  1. ^ 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)

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Coordinates: 12°37′10″S 73°47′20″W / 12.6195°S 73.7888°W / -12.6195; -73.7888

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