Sangarará District

Sangarará
Country Peru
RegionCusco
ProvinceAcomayo
FoundedNovember 23, 1861
CapitalSangarará
Government
 • MayorHerbert Luna Fernandez
Area
 • Total78.29 km2 (30.23 sq mi)
Elevation
3,763 m (12,346 ft)
Population
 • Total3,657
 • Density47/km2 (120/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC-5 (PET)
UBIGEO080207

Sangarará District is one of seven districts of the province Acomayo 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 (88.11%) learnt to speak in childhood, 11.20% of the residents started speaking using the Spanish language (2007 Peru Census).[2]

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

Coordinates: 13°57′25″S 71°36′18″W / 13.957°S 71.605°W / -13.957; -71.605


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