Livitaca District

Livitaca
Livitaca District
Livitaca District
Country Peru
RegionCusco
ProvinceChumbivilcas
FoundedJanuary 2, 1857
CapitalLivitaca
Government
 • MayorCirilo Huacho Huamaní
Area
 • Total758.2 km2 (292.7 sq mi)
Elevation
3,741 m (12,274 ft)
Population
 • Total11,403
 • Density15/km2 (39/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC-5 (PET)
UBIGEO080705

Livitaca District is one of eight districts of the Chumbivilcas Province in Peru.[1]

Geography

One of the highest peaks of the district is Waylla Apachita at approximately 4,800 m (15,700 ft). Other mountains are listed below:[2]

  • Amayani
  • Chunta
  • Chuqu Q'awa
  • Chhullu
  • Chhullu Pata
  • Hatun Urqu
  • Inti Kancha
  • Kunka Q'asa
  • Kuntur Sallana
  • Kuntur Sayana
  • Luntuni
  • Machu Qucha
  • Piki Qaqa
  • Pilluni
  • Puka Puka
  • Pukara
  • Qullpa Pukyu
  • Qura
  • Saywa Pata
  • Siwinta
  • Tarujani
  • Tika Pallana
  • Tuqtu
  • Urquchiri
  • Wallu Wallu
  • Wanaku
  • Waywa Qalla
  • Willkani

Ethnic groups

The people in the district are mainly indigenous citizens of Quechua descent. Quechua is the language which the majority of the population (96.04%) learnt to speak in childhood, 3.68% of the residents started speaking using the Spanish language (2007 Peru Census).[3]

See also

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 Chumbivilcas 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)


Coordinates: 14°18′52″S 71°41′19″W / 14.3144°S 71.6887°W / -14.3144; -71.6887

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