Obas District

Obas
Country Peru
RegionHuánuco
ProvinceYarowilca
FoundedJanuary 2, 1857
CapitalObas
Government
 • MayorBernardino Armengol Chagua Ciezza
Area
 • Total123.16 km2 (47.55 sq mi)
Elevation
3,526 m (11,568 ft)
Population
 • Total6,266
 • Density51/km2 (130/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC-5 (PET)
UBIGEO101106

Obas District is one of eight districts of the province Yarowilca 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 (59.11%) learnt to speak in childhood, 40.57% of the residents started speaking using the Spanish language (2007 Peru Census).[2]

See also

References

  1. ^ (in Spanish) Instituto Nacional de Estadística e Informática. Banco de Información Distrital Archived April 23, 2008, at the Wayback Machine. Retrieved April 11, 2008.
  2. ^ inei.gob.pe Archived January 27, 2013, 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°46′16″S 76°39′49″W / 9.7710°S 76.6635°W / -9.7710; -76.6635

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