San Pablo District, Canchis


San Pablo District is one of eight districts of the province Canchis in Peru.[1]

San Pablo District
Country Peru
RegionCusco
ProvinceCanchis
CapitalSan Pablo
Government
  MayorFredy Mendigure (2012-2014)
Area
  Total524.06 km2 (202.34 sq mi)
Elevation
3,486 m (11,437 ft)
Population
  Total5,951
  Density11/km2 (29/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC-5 (PET)
UBIGEO080606

Geography


The most important river of the district is the Willkanuta which crosses the district from southeast to northwest.[2]

The Willkanuta mountain range traverses the district. Some of the highest mountains of the district are listed below:[3]

Ethnic groups


The people in the district are mainly indigenous citizens of Quechua descent. Quechua is the language which the majority of the population (80.72%) learnt to speak in childhood, 19.02% of the residents started speaking using the Spanish language (2007 Peru Census).[4]

Mayors


  • 2012-2014: Fredy Mendigure Quirita.
  • 2011-2012: Rober Eleuterio Ccoa Aguilar.
  • 2007-2010: Paulino Ccala Suyo.

References


  1. (in Spanish) Instituto Nacional de Estadística e Informática. Banco de Información Distrital Archived 2008-04-23 at the Wayback Machine. Retrieved April 11, 2008.
  2. escale.minedu.gob.pe - UGEL maps of the Canchis Province (Cusco Region)
  3. escale.minedu.gob.pe - UGEL maps of the Melgar Province (Puno Region)
  4. inei.gob.pe Archived 2013-01-27 at the Wayback Machine INEI, Peru, Censos Nacionales 2007, Frequencias: Preguntas de Población: Idioma o lengua con el que aprendió hablar (in Spanish)