Llata District

Llata
Llata
Llata
Location of Llata in the Huamalíes Province
Location of Llata in the Huamalíes Province
Country Peru
RegionHuánuco
ProvinceHuamalíes
CapitalLlata
Government
 • MayorEduardo Grover Quino Herrera
Area
 • Total411.35 km2 (158.82 sq mi)
Elevation
3,439 m (11,283 ft)
Population
 • Total14,660
 • Density36/km2 (92/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC-5 (PET)
UBIGEO100501

Llata District is one of eleven districts of the Huamalíes Province in Peru.[1]

Geography

One of the highest peaks of the district is Millwa Pillu at approximately 4,600 m (15,100 ft). Other mountains are listed below:[2]

  • Aqullan
  • Artisa Ukru
  • Hatun K’uchu
  • Inti Punku
  • Mama Hirka
  • Marayniyuq
  • Minas Puchka
  • Minas Punta
  • Pawqar
  • Pilanku
  • P'itiq Punta
  • Tinyaq
  • Usnu Rumi
  • Waman Willka
  • Warmi Wañusqa
  • Yanama

Ethnic groups

The people in the district are mainly indigenous citizens of Quechua descent. Quechua is the language which the majority of the population (50.46%) learnt to speak in childhood, 49.12% 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 Huamalíes Province (Huánuco 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: 9°33′02″S 76°49′01″W / 9.5506°S 76.8170°W / -9.5506; -76.8170

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