Yanque District


Church in Yanque
Country  Peru
Region Arequipa
Province Caylloma
Capital Yanque
  Mayor Apolinario Sarayasi Ynca
  Total 1,108.58 km2 (428.03 sq mi)
Elevation 3,417 m (11,211 ft)
Population (2005 census)
  Total 2,479
  Density 2.2/km2 (5.8/sq mi)
Time zone PET (UTC-5)
UBIGEO 040519

Yanque District is one of twenty districts of the province Caylloma 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 (56.28%) learnt to speak in childhood, 43.13% 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: 15°38′59″S 71°39′43″W / 15.6498°S 71.6620°W / -15.6498; -71.6620

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