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Paucará
District
Country  Peru
Region Huancavelica
Province Acobamba
Founded January 15, 1943
Capital Paucará
Government
 • Mayor Patricio Huaman Paitan
Area
 • Total 225.6 km2 (87.1 sq mi)
Elevation 3,806 m (12,487 ft)
Population (2005 census)
 • Total 26,018
 • Density 120/km2 (300/sq mi)
Time zone PET (UTC-5)
UBIGEO 090206

Paucará District is one of eight districts of the province Acobamba in Peru.[1]

Ethnic groups[edit]

The people in the district are mainly indigenous citizens of Quechua descent. Quechua is the language which the majority of the population (88.55%) learnt to speak in childhood, 11.31% of the residents started speaking using the Spanish language (2007 Peru Census).[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ (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: 12°43′48″S 74°39′58″W / 12.7299°S 74.6662°W / -12.7299; -74.6662


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