Sayla District

Country  Peru
Region Arequipa
Province La Unión
Capital Sayla
  Mayor Felix Santos Davalos Davalos
  Total 66.55 km2 (25.70 sq mi)
Elevation 3,534 m (11,594 ft)
Population (2005 census)
  Total 502
  Density 7.5/km2 (20/sq mi)
Time zone PET (UTC-5)
UBIGEO 040808

Sayla 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 (54.41%) learnt to speak in childhood, 44.56% of the residents started speaking using the Spanish language (2007 Peru Census).[2]


  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°19′09″S 73°13′21″W / 15.3193°S 73.2225°W / -15.3193; -73.2225

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