Pampamarca District, La Unión


Pampamarka District (in the background) as seen from Cotahuasi
Country  Peru
Region Arequipa
Province La Unión
Capital Mungui
  Mayor Lelis Enrique Ludeña Blas
  Total 782.17 km2 (302.00 sq mi)
Elevation 2,600 m (8,500 ft)
Population (2005 census)
  Total 1,831
  Density 2.3/km2 (6.1/sq mi)
Time zone PET (UTC-5)
UBIGEO 040805

Pampamarca District is one of eleven districts of the province La Unión 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 (80.11%) learnt to speak in childhood, 19.37% 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, Peru, Censos Nacionales 2007, Frequencias: Preguntas de Población: Idioma o lengua con el que aprendió hablar (in Spanish)

Coordinates: 15°10′59″S 72°54′21″W / 15.1831°S 72.9058°W / -15.1831; -72.9058

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