Kosñipata District

Kosñipata
Q'usñi Pata
Country Peru
RegionCusco
ProvincePaucartambo
FoundedJune 15, 1962
CapitalPilcopata
Government
 • MayorJuan José Rodriguez Aquise
Area
 • Total3,745.68 km2 (1,446.22 sq mi)
Elevation
527 m (1,729 ft)
Population
 • Total4,610
 • Density1.2/km2 (3.2/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC-5 (PET)
UBIGEO081106

Kosñipata District is one of six districts of the province Paucartambo in Peru.[1]

Geography

One of the highest peaks of the district is Qullqi P'unqu at 5,522 m (18,117 ft). Other mountains are listed below:[2]

  • Ananta Q'asa
  • Anta Qhawarina
  • Añu Añuyuq
  • Apachita Q'asa
  • Aqu Urqu
  • Hatun Allpapata
  • Hatun Ichhu Muqu
  • Ichhu Wasi
  • Jach'a Sira
  • K'usilluyuq
  • Llama Llusk'ana
  • Minasniyuq
  • Pantilla Qucha
  • Qhispi Rumiyuq
  • Usana Qucha
  • Usana Urqu
  • Wallwa Qucha
  • Wask'a Qucha
  • Willulluni
  • Yana Urqu

Ethnic groups

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

Subdistrict

  • Kosñipata Subdistrict (Kosñipata)

Canton

  • Pillcopata Canton (Pillcopata)
  • Bernardo Canton (Bernardo, San Lou, Tarn Loku)

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. ^ escale.minedu.gob.pe/ UGEL map Paucartambo Province (Cusco Region)
  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)


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