Suykutambo District

Suykutambo
Country Peru
RegionCusco
ProvinceEspinar
FoundedMarch 17, 1961
CapitalSuykutambo
Government
 • MayorFroelan Taype Ala
Area
 • Total652.13 km2 (251.79 sq mi)
Elevation
4,801 m (15,751 ft)
Population
 • Total3,211
 • Density4.9/km2 (13/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC-5 (PET)
UBIGEO080807

Suykutambo District is one of eight districts of the Espinar Province in Peru.[1]

Geography

One of the highest peaks of the district is Chila at approximately 5,000 m (16,000 ft). Other mountains are listed below:[2]

  • Ayrampu
  • Chillwa Q'asa
  • Chuqi Tampu
  • Ch'iqu Rumi
  • Hatun Pukara
  • Hatun Qaqa
  • Jichu Qullu
  • Pilluni
  • Puka Urqu
  • Pukara
  • Pukara Pata
  • Qallu Q'asa
  • Qayqu
  • Saywa
  • Sunqu
  • Tiklla Q'awa
  • Wallatani
  • Wankara
  • Wayna Kunturi
  • Wila Kunka
  • Wit'u Pata
  • Yana Urqu
  • Yaritayuq
  • Yuraq Saywa

Ethnic groups

The people in the district are mainly indigenous citizens of Quechua descent. Quechua is the language which the majority of the population (91.54%) learnt to speak in childhood, 8.00% 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 Espinar Province (Cusco Region)
  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: 15°04′08″S 71°44′52″W / 15.0689°S 71.7479°W / -15.0689; -71.7479

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