Llusco District

Llusco
Llusk'u
Footbridge across Qañawimayu (or Santo Tomás River) in Qullpatumayku, Llusco District
Footbridge across Qañawimayu (or Santo Tomás River) in Qullpatumayku, Llusco District
Country Peru
RegionCusco
ProvinceChumbivilcas
FoundedJanuary 2, 1857
CapitalLlusco
Government
 • MayorJesús Rimache Huamani
Area
 • Total315.42 km2 (121.78 sq mi)
Elevation
3,525 m (11,565 ft)
Population
 • Total7,325
 • Density23/km2 (60/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC-5 (PET)
UBIGEO080706

Llusco District is one of eight districts of the province Chumbivilcas in Peru.[1]

Geography

One of the highest peaks of the district is Qillwa Sirk'a at 4,600 m (15,100 ft). Other mountains are listed below:[2]

  • Payrumani
  • Puka Marka
  • Runa Runa
  • Urquni
  • Yana P'unqu
  • Yuraq 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 (97.65%) learnt to speak in childhood, 2.27% 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°20′19″S 72°06′54″W / 14.3386°S 72.1150°W / -14.3386; -72.1150

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