Pisac District

Pisac
P'isaq
Pisac
Pisac
Country Peru
RegionCusco
ProvinceCalca
CapitalPisac
Government
 • MayorGavino Yucra Tunqui
Area
 • Total148.25 km2 (57.24 sq mi)
Elevation
2,972 m (9,751 ft)
Population
 • Total9,239
 • Density62/km2 (160/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC-5 (PET)
UBIGEO080405

Pisac District is one of eight districts of the province Calca in Peru.[1]

Geography

Some of the highest mountains of the district are listed below:[2]

Ethnic groups

The people in the district are mainly indigenous citizens of Quechua descent. Quechua is the language which the majority of the population (72.23%) learnt to speak in childhood, 27.15% of the residents started speaking using the Spanish language (2007 Peru Census).[3]

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. ^ escale.minedu.gob.pe - UGEL map of the Calca Province (Cusco Region)
  3. ^ inei.gob.pe Archived 2013-01-27 at the Wayback Machine INEI, Peru, Censos Nacionales 2007, Frequencias: Preguntas de Población


Coordinates: 13°25′18″S 71°51′05″W / 13.4217°S 71.8514°W / -13.4217; -71.8514

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