Wanukiti District

Wanukiti
Country Peru
RegionCusco
ProvinceParuro
CapitalWanukiti
Government
 • MayorTomas Quispe Antitupa
Area
 • Total362.67 km2 (140.03 sq mi)
Elevation
3,396 m (11,142 ft)
Population
 • Total5,920
 • Density16/km2 (42/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC-5 (PET)
UBIGEO081005

Wanukiti District is one of nine districts of the province Paruro 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 (94.33%) learnt to speak in childhood, 5.21% 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: Idioma o lengua con el que aprendió hablar (in Spanish)


Coordinates: 13°40′57″S 72°00′59″W / 13.6826°S 72.0164°W / -13.6826; -72.0164

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