Lloque District

Country  Peru
Region Moquegua
Province General Sánchez Cerro
Founded February 2, 1956
Capital Lloque
  Mayor Matias Edilberto Gutierrez Mamani
  Total 254.45 km2 (98.24 sq mi)
Elevation 3,256 m (10,682 ft)
Population (2005 census)
  Total 1,206
  Density 4.7/km2 (12/sq mi)
Time zone PET (UTC-5)
UBIGEO 180206

Lloque 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 (53.67%) learnt to speak in childhood, 45.72% of the residents started speaking using the Spanish language (2007 Peru Census).[2]

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)

Coordinates: 16°19′26″S 70°44′19″W / 16.3240°S 70.7386°W / -16.3240; -70.7386

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