Pinra District

Pinra
Country Peru
RegionHuánuco
ProvinceHuacaybamba
FoundedJanuary 2, 1857
CapitalPinra
Government
 • MayorEdgar Briceño Asencios
Area
 • Total283.71 km2 (109.54 sq mi)
Elevation
2,550 m (8,370 ft)
Population
 • Total8,272
 • Density29/km2 (76/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC-5 (PET)
UBIGEO100404

Pinra District is one of four districts of the province Huacaybamba 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 (92.72%) learnt to speak in childhood, 6.44% 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: 8°54′48″S 76°53′30″W / 8.9134°S 76.8916°W / -8.9134; -76.8916

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