Pampamarca District, Canas

Pampamarca
Pampamarka
Location of Pampamarca in the Canas province
Location of Pampamarca in the Canas province
Country Peru
RegionCusco
ProvinceCanas
FoundedAugust 29, 1834
CapitalPampamarca
Government
 • MayorEberardo Teheran Ayala (2007)
Area
 • Total29.91 km2 (11.55 sq mi)
Elevation
3,811 m (12,503 ft)
Population
 • Total2,268
 • Density76/km2 (200/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC-5 (PET)
UBIGEO080506

Pampamarca District is the smallest of eight districts in the Canas Province in Peru. Its seat is the village of Pampamarca.

Ethnic groups

The people in the district are mainly indigenous citizens of Quechua descent. Quechua is the language which the majority of the population (86.85%) learnt to speak in childhood, 12.95% of the residents started speaking using the Spanish language (2007 Peru Census).[1]

Sources

  1. ^ inei.gob.pe Archived 2013-01-27 at the Wayback Machine INEI, Peru, Censos Nacionales 2007, Frequencias: Preguntas de Población


Coordinates: 14°08′43″S 71°27′34″W / 14.1453°S 71.4594°W / -14.1453; -71.4594


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