|Founded||May 6, 1964|
|• Mayor||Gorki Bejar Mejia|
|• Total||53.78 km2 (20.76 sq mi)|
|Elevation||2,968 m (9,738 ft)|
|• Density||73/km2 (190/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC-5 (PET)|
Taray District is one of eight districts of the Calca Province in the Cusco Region in Peru. Its seat is Taray. The town lies near Pisac, southwest of it, at a stream called Pawayuq (Pahuayoc), an affluent of Willkanuta River.
Some of the highest mountains of the district are listed below:
- Hatun Pukara
- Inti Qaqa
- Pata Q'asa
- Pillku Urqu
- Silla Q'asa
- Yana Qaqa
The people in the district are mainly indigenous citizens of Quechua descent. Quechua is the language which the majority of the population (86.14%) learnt to speak in childhood, 13.37% of the residents started speaking using the Spanish language (2007 Peru Census).
- ^ (in Spanish) Instituto Nacional de Estadística e Informática. Banco de Información Distrital Archived 2008-04-23 at the Wayback Machine. Retrieved April 11, 2008.
- ^ escale.minedu.gob.pe - UGEL map of the Calca Province and the Cusco Province (Cusco Region)
- ^ inei.gob.pe Archived 2013-01-27 at the Wayback Machine INEI, Peru, Censos Nacionales 2007, Frequencias: Preguntas de Población
Coordinates: 13°25′42″S 71°52′02″W / 13.4283°S 71.8672°W / -13.4283; -71.8672