Tauria District

Country  Peru
Region Arequipa
Province La Unión
Founded November 19, 1954
Capital Tauria
  Mayor Efrain Guillermo Sanchez Medina
  Total 314.68 km2 (121.50 sq mi)
Elevation 2,900 m (9,500 ft)
Population (2005 census)
  Total 357
  Density 1.1/km2 (2.9/sq mi)
Time zone PET (UTC-5)
UBIGEO 040809

Tauria 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 (62.15%) learnt to speak in childhood, 37.54% 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.gob.pe INEI, Peru, Censos Nacionales 2007, Frequencias: Preguntas de Población: Idioma o lengua con el que aprendió hablar (in Spanish)

Coordinates: 15°21′09″S 73°14′14″W / 15.3526°S 73.2373°W / -15.3526; -73.2373

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