Yanas District

Yanas
Country Peru
RegionHuánuco
ProvinceDos de Mayo
FoundedSeptember 12, 1921
CapitalYanas
Government
 • MayorHeli Victor Garay Inga
Area
 • Total36.31 km2 (14.02 sq mi)
Elevation
3,470 m (11,380 ft)
Population
 • Total3,815
 • Density110/km2 (270/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC-5 (PET)
UBIGEO100323

Yanas District is one of nine districts of the province Dos de Mayo 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 (53.13%) learnt to speak in childhood, 46.59% 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. Retrieved April 11, 2008.
  2. ^ inei.gob.pe INEI, Peru, Censos Nacionales 2007, Frequencias: Preguntas de Población: Idioma o lengua con el que aprendió hablar (in Spanish)


Coordinates: 9°09′36″S 76°48′01″W / 9.1599°S 76.8003°W / -9.1599; -76.8003

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