Marías District

Marías
Country Peru
RegionHuánuco
ProvinceDos de Mayo
FoundedMay 12, 1962
CapitalMarías
Government
 • MayorGrover Lucio Vasquez Salazar
Area
 • Total608.05 km2 (234.77 sq mi)
Elevation
3,484 m (11,430 ft)
Population
 • Total7,017
 • Density12/km2 (30/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC-5 (PET)
UBIGEO100311

Marías District is one of nine districts of the province Dos de Mayo in Peru.[1]

Geography

Some of the highest mountains of the district are listed below:[2]

Ethnic groups

The people in the district are mainly indigenous citizens of Quechua descent. Quechua is the language which the majority of the population (80.45%) learnt to speak in childhood, 19.28% 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 2008-04-17 at the Wayback Machine. Retrieved April 11, 2008.
  2. ^ escale.minedu.gob.pe - UGEL map of the Dos de Mayo Province (HUánuco Region)
  3. ^ "INEI - Redatam - 2007". iinei.inei.gob.pe. Retrieved 2022-08-08.


Coordinates: 9°36′59″S 76°42′29″W / 9.6163°S 76.7080°W / -9.6163; -76.7080

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