Tuti District

Country  Peru
Region Arequipa
Province Caylloma
Capital Tuti
  Mayor Yoni Yanque Cusi
  Total 241.89 km2 (93.39 sq mi)
Elevation 3,790 m (12,430 ft)
Population (2005 census)
  Total 1,011
  Density 4.2/km2 (11/sq mi)
Time zone PET (UTC-5)
UBIGEO 040518

Tuti District is one of twenty districts of the province Caylloma in Peru.[1]


The Ch'ila mountain range traverses the district. One of the highest elevations of the district is Mismi at 5,597 m (18,363 ft) above sea level. Other mountains are listed below:[2]

Ethnic groups

The people in the district are mainly indigenous citizens of Quechua descent. Quechua is the language which the majority of the population (59.95%) learnt to speak in childhood, 39.93% of the residents started speaking using the Spanish language (2007 Peru Census).[3]


  1. (Spanish) Instituto Nacional de Estadística e Informática. Banco de Información Distrital. Retrieved April 11, 2008.
  2. escale.minedu.gob.pe - UGEL maps of the Caylloma Province 1 and 2 (Arequipa Region)
  3. inei.gob.pe INEI, Peru, Censos Nacionales 2007, Frequencias: Preguntas de Población: Idioma o lengua con el que aprendió hablar (in Spanish)

Coordinates: 15°31′56″S 71°33′03″W / 15.5322°S 71.5509°W / -15.5322; -71.5509

This article is issued from Wikipedia - version of the 10/17/2016. The text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution/Share Alike but additional terms may apply for the media files.