Cayarani District

Country  Peru
Region Arequipa
Province Condesuyos
Founded January 2, 1857
Capital Cayarani
  Mayor Benigno Ahuate Mollo
  Total 1,395.67 km2 (538.87 sq mi)
Elevation 3,920 m (12,860 ft)
Population (2005 census)
  Total 2,623
  Density 1.9/km2 (4.9/sq mi)
Time zone PET (UTC-5)
UBIGEO 040603

Cayarani District is one of eight districts of the province Condesuyos in Peru.[1]


The Wansu mountain range traverses the district. Some of the highest mountains of the district are listed below:[2]

Ethnic groups

The people in the district are mainly indigenous citizens of Quechua descent. Quechua is the language which the majority of the population (74.58%) learnt to speak in childhood, 24.96% of the residents started speaking using the Spanish language (2007 Peru Census).[3]


  1. (Spanish) Instituto Nacional de Estadística e Informática. Banco de Información Distrital Archived April 23, 2008, at the Wayback Machine.. Retrieved April 11, 2008.
  2. - UGEL map of the Condesuyos Province (Arequipa Region)
  3. Archived January 27, 2013, at the Wayback Machine. INEI, Peru, Censos Nacionales 2007, Frequencias: Preguntas de Población: Idioma o lengua con el que aprendió hablar (in Spanish)

Coordinates: 14°40′59″S 72°01′23″W / 14.6831°S 72.0231°W / -14.6831; -72.0231

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