Margos District

Margos
Country Peru
RegionHuánuco
ProvinceHuánuco
FoundedSeptember 10, 1906
CapitalMargos, Peru
Government
 • MayorSimion Casimiro Castro Esteban
Area
 • Total282.53 km2 (109.09 sq mi)
Elevation
3,539 m (11,611 ft)
Population
 • Total11,323
 • Density40/km2 (100/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC-5 (PET)
UBIGEO100105

Margos District is one of twelve districts of the province Huánuco in Peru.[1]

Ethnic groups

The people in the district are mainly indigenous citizens of Quechua descent. Quechua is the language which the majority of the population (70.88%) learnt to speak in childhood, 28.83% of the residents started speaking using the Spanish language (2007 Peru Census).[2]

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. ^ 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: 10°00′05″S 76°31′11″W / 10.00139°S 76.51972°W / -10.00139; -76.51972

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