Puños District

Puños
Country Peru
RegionHuánuco
ProvinceHuamalíes
FoundedOctober 7, 1942
CapitalPuños
Government
 • MayorCasimiro Rosales Caqui
Area
 • Total101.75 km2 (39.29 sq mi)
Elevation
3,739 m (12,267 ft)
Population
 • Total5,025
 • Density49/km2 (130/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC-5 (PET)
UBIGEO100509

Puños District is one of eleven districts of the province Huamalíes 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 (95.12%) learnt to speak in childhood, 4.74% 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: 9°29′59″S 76°53′06″W / 9.4996°S 76.8850°W / -9.4996; -76.8850

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