Ocobamba District, La Convención

Ocobamba District
Country Peru
RegionCusco
ProvinceLa Convención
FoundedJanuary 2, 1857
CapitalOcobamba
Government
 • MayorGladys Montalvo Paucar
Area
 • Total840.93 km2 (324.68 sq mi)
Elevation
1,550 m (5,090 ft)
Population
 • Total5,936
 • Density7.1/km2 (18/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC-5 (PET)
UBIGEO080905

Ocobamba District is one of ten districts of the province La Convención 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 (69.30%) learnt to speak in childhood, 30.16% 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 2008-04-23 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: 12°52′15″S 72°26′50″W / 12.8709°S 72.4472°W / -12.8709; -72.4472

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