Santa María del Valle District

Santa María del Valle
Country Peru
RegionHuánuco
ProvinceHuánuco
CapitalSanta María del Valle
Government
 • MayorAnibal Edmundo Solorzano Ponce
Area
 • Total481.9 km2 (186.1 sq mi)
Elevation
1,916 m (6,286 ft)
Population
 • Total18,918
 • Density39/km2 (100/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC-5 (PET)
UBIGEO100109

Santa María del Valle District is one of twelve districts of the province Huánuco 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 (63.16%) learnt to speak in childhood, 36.47% 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°51′45″S 76°09′00″W / 9.86250°S 76.15000°W / -9.86250; -76.15000

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