Ichuña District


Country  Peru
Region Moquegua
Province General Sánchez Cerro
Founded January 2, 1857
Capital Ichuña
  Mayor Melecio Eleusipo Flores Ventura
  Total 1,017.74 km2 (392.95 sq mi)
Elevation 3,756 m (12,323 ft)
Population (2005 census)
  Total 3,782
  Density 3.7/km2 (9.6/sq mi)
Time zone PET (UTC-5)
UBIGEO 180204

Ichuña District is one of eleven districts of the province General Sánchez Cerro 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 (79.61%) learnt to speak in childhood, 12.86% of the residents started speaking using the Spanish language (2007 Peru Census).[2]


Some of the highest peaks of the district are listed below:[3]

See also


  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)
  3. escale.minedu.gob.pe - UGEL map of the General Sánchez Cerro Province (Tacna Region) and the Maariscal Nieto Province (Moquegua)

Coordinates: 16°08′26″S 70°32′09″W / 16.1406°S 70.5357°W / -16.1406; -70.5357

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