Singa District

Singa
Sinqa
Ciudad de Singa 00596.JPG
Country Peru
RegionHuánuco
ProvinceHuamalíes
CapitalSinga
Government
 • MayorPedro Celestino Collazos Villavicencio
Area
 • Total151.7 km2 (58.6 sq mi)
Elevation
3,615 m (11,860 ft)
Population
 • Total4,395
 • Density29/km2 (75/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC-5 (PET)
UBIGEO100510

Singa or Sinqa (Quechua for nose)[1] is one of eleven districts of the province Huamalíes in Peru.[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 (80.39%) learnt to speak in childhood, 18.97% of the residents started speaking using the Spanish language (2007 Peru Census).[3]

See also

References

  1. ^ Teofilo Laime Ajacopa (2007). Diccionario Bilingüe Iskay simipi yuyayk’anch [Quechua-English dictionary] (PDF). La Paz, Bolivia.
  2. ^ (in Spanish) Instituto Nacional de Estadística e Informática. Banco de Información Distrital Archived 2008-04-23 at the Wayback Machine. Retrieved April 11, 2008.
  3. ^ 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°22′02″S 76°47′33″W / 9.3673°S 76.7926°W / -9.3673; -76.7926

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